Build a resilient, competitive portfolio for the green economy
The climate emergency is set to fundamentally transform the global commodities market. Trade finance providers face significant risks – and opportunities – including stranded assets and rising demand for low-carbon products.
CarbonChain prepares you to withstand the coming financial shock.
Our CarbonChain accounting platform accurately measures the carbon footprint of your commodity trade finance portfolio and automates your emissions tracking, so you can pinpoint your riskiest transactions, and seize the benefits of building a net-zero economy.
Accurate, asset-level insights
Quantify the carbon footprint of your trade finance portfolio. Get comprehensive, asset-level emissions data analysis for each trade’s end-to-end supply chain in near real-time. Screen assets (from mines to vessels), and see exactly where your carbon risks and opportunities lie.
Tackle risk and track progress
Track your trade finance emissions over time with our AI-powered automated platform. Assess the impact of green finance initiatives, foresee risks, and get actionable KPI executive summaries. CarbonChain relieves the burden of data collection and analysis, so you can address the risks and opportunities the data reveals.
Show ESG leadership
Benchmark against peers, and gain competitive advantage with lower-carbon products. Propose robust climate strategies to clients, set quantified targets that stakeholders can trust, and enhance your climate disclosure with accurate, auditable carbon data.
Why take action?
Prepare for a rapidly changing market
Financing the global commodities sector is a key part of the climate challenge – and carbon-intensive portfolios harbor significant risks.
For the sake of a climate-safe future, and to stay competitive and resilient in a rapidly changing market, commodity trade finance providers and syndicates need to uncover and tackle their financed emissions.
Finance and lending decisions have the power to redirect capital towards more sustainable solutions within climate-critical sectors. Doing so is increasingly urgent.
As the world’s most polluting sectors, the extractive and agriculture industries are highly exposed to risks in the transition to a net-zero economy, which is already underway. Disruption in one area of the value chain will have a knock-on effect throughout.
Trade finance providers will need to prepare for changing policy and carbon regulation. But by raising your ambition even higher, the transition to net-zero can go further, faster — with huge business benefits for first movers:
Go beyond fulfilling requirements and incremental change. Aim for leadership by working with traders and suppliers to decarbonize commodity trading. Join the financial institutions setting science-based targets and reaping the benefits of voluntary disclosure.
Respond to the demand for low-carbon products and green your financed supply chains. CDP found that 76% of financial institutions see opportunities in offering sustainable finance products and services, with a potential financial impact up to US$2.9 trillion.
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Manage the transition to a net-zero economy with confidence and clarity
Get started with a free demo. We’ll help you identify transactions immediately at risk in your trade finance portfolio, with a sample of corresponding reports.