The Roundtable on Financing Water

July 4, 2019

The Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 commits governments to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all by 2030. 2 While water is an essential foundation of life, live hoods and well-being that supports economic activity in the long-term, it has been under-valued and under-priced to date, contributing to financing falling far short of actual water-related investment needs. As of 2015, 2.1 billion people still lacked access to safely managed drinking water services and 4.5 billion lacked access to sanitation.

Spotlight

NORD/LB

With total assets worth 164 billion euros and 6,450 employees, NORD/LB is one of the ten biggest banks in Germany. Its registered offices in Hanover, Magdeburg and Braunschweig prove that the bank has retained its roots in the federal states of Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, which hold legal and economic responsibility for the bank. As a commercial bank, NORD/LB provides an attractive and comprehensive offering of financial services to private, corporate and institutional customers as well as to the public sector, in Northern Germany and well beyond this core region. For example, NORD/LB participates in the structured financing of international projects, particularly in the areas of energy, infrastructure, shipping, aircraft and real estate.

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The way in which banks onboard corporate clients can impact many aspects of their business, from reducing time to revenue, to improving customer experience and loyalty, and to compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) regulations. This white paper explores how banks can deal with changing KYC regulations and the incoming 6AMLD; what technology can be utilised to assist banks achieve seamless corporate onboarding; and what stands to be lost, and more significantly, to be gained, with a seamless real-time onboarding experience.

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2020 banking and capital markets outlook

whitePaper | January 3, 2020

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whitePaper | July 7, 2022

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Conversational Banking: The next revolution in banking experience

whitePaper | December 10, 2019

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Capital markets institutions have traditionally devoted the bulk of their mind and wallet share on front office revenue-generating activities. Post-trade operations have been overlooked; they are mired in legacy systems and siloed operations that require significant manual intervention, making it a critical source of inefficiency and operational risk. As revenue streams are challenged by uncertain economics and growing competition, post-trade operations are coming under scrutiny for reducing costs, boosting margins, and improving return on equity.

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The digital drive to replace the passport in financial services

whitePaper | February 17, 2020

Despite the onward march of technology, especially in the financial services sector, methods of authentication and identity confirmation appear to be falling behind the curve. While biometrics may be making inroads into the industry, the passport and the paper document remain the dominant way that many organizations authenticate their users via know your customer (KYC) checks and controls, which have become an ever-more important factor in a banks’ success.

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Spotlight

NORD/LB

With total assets worth 164 billion euros and 6,450 employees, NORD/LB is one of the ten biggest banks in Germany. Its registered offices in Hanover, Magdeburg and Braunschweig prove that the bank has retained its roots in the federal states of Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, which hold legal and economic responsibility for the bank. As a commercial bank, NORD/LB provides an attractive and comprehensive offering of financial services to private, corporate and institutional customers as well as to the public sector, in Northern Germany and well beyond this core region. For example, NORD/LB participates in the structured financing of international projects, particularly in the areas of energy, infrastructure, shipping, aircraft and real estate.

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