Welcome to TreasuryCast, the podcast series brought to you by Treasury Management International, a well-respected and independent voice in the treasury world. TreasuryCast showcases topical, pragmatic solutions and strategic insights providing valuable material for all practitioners, from experienced treasurers and CFOs to those new to the profession.
Impact Investing: The Real Risks and Rewards
Tom Alford (TMI) invites Catherine Berman (CNote) to explore the realm of impact investing.
Our guest uncovers the advantages of impact investing compared to conventional investment tools, and dispels myths about perceived risks. Furthermore, Catherine shares essential considerations for treasurers considering these instruments, including impact effects to liquidity and yield, and highlights how impact investing improves current levels diversification.
Navigating the Economic Environment and Managing Risk
Treasurers have faced a shifting risk terrain over the past 24 months, with over three quarters of respondents to PwC's 2023 Global Treasury Survey highlighting interest rate and FX risk as major concerns.
In this podcast, Eleanor Hill (TMI) recruits PwC's Michiel Mannaerts to provide expert advice around how treasury teams can proactively manage macroeconomic challenges and improve their hedging strategies in 2024.
Central Banks Gear Up for Tough Final Mile in Inflation Battle
Welcome to the latest edition of Liquidity Link Live, your exclusive market analysis provided by Northern Trust Asset Management, one of the world’s largest cash managers. Tune in each month to discover the very latest insights on the UK, Eurozone and US markets. This edition was recorded on the 7th February 2024.
The Shifting Payment Landscape
In PwC's 2023 Global Treasury Survey, nearly three-quarters of respondents acknowledged treasury's involvement in their company's payment process. But are treasury departments equipped to meet the broader business' payment demands?
Eleanor Hill (TMI) invites Koen De Smet (PwC) into the TreasuryCast hotseat to answer this question. Our guest examines pivotal treasury concerns currently being tackled through advancements in payments technologies, and explores how vendors are helping to support.
Moreover, Koen offers insight into strategies to mitigate dependency on ERPs for payment processing, and sheds light on the hesitancy surrounding real-time payments infrastructure adoption.
Making Treasury & Procurement Heroes through Digitisation of Trade
Discover actionable insights as a panel of industry experts delve into critical trade finance topics.
Explore the evolving ETDA landscape and its impact on global trade, tackling supply chain disruptions, liquidity concerns, and decentralisation challenges. Uncover the keys to corporate transition, from overcoming barriers to tech adoption to the benefits of streamlined processes. Finally, gain practical guidance for initiating your journey towards tech integration.
Involvement in the Broader Organisation’s Sustainability Mission
While 83% of treasurers now consider sustainability, only around one-third have formal policies with measurements.
Eleanor Hill (TMI) invites Javier Guijarro (PwC) to explore why this disconnect exists, and identify the barriers holding treasurers back from formalising ESG approaches.
Elsewhere in the podcast, our panel considers the impact of ESG considerations on future decision-making around cash management structures and solutions, concluding with key takeaways for treasurers wanting to advance their ESG initiatives in 2024.
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