We put the spotlight on our partner bank, DBS where we learn about their approach towards sustainability and how digitisation can drive effective ESG-focused trade finance programs. Our CEO, Carl Wegner, speaks to Sriram Muthukrishnan, Group Head of Trade Product Management at DBS in this engaging episode.
Featuring our distinguished speakers:
Carl Wegner, CEO, Contour
Sriram Muthukrishnan, Group Head of Trade Product Management, DBS
To watch the video recording, click on the media player below.
A breakdown of the topics:
0:42 – Why sustainability is a big focus for DBS
3:23 – The 3 main pillars of DBS’ sustainability strategy
4:53 – The need for a Sustainable and Transition Finance Framework and taxonomy
6:24 – How it comes together: Creating ESG-focused trade finance programs
7:16 – Track-and-trace, certification and incentivisation
9:28 – The role of digitisation and blockchain technology
12:02 – Why interoperability between networks is critical for data-sharing
13:28 – What the Contour-DBS partnership can bring to the table
15:21 – The journey towards digitising supply chains
16:32 – The importance of having end-to-end visibility of a supply chain and ensuring business continuity