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Rebecca Spong is the editor of SCF Briefing. She has been a business and financial journalist for over a decade working in both London and Dubai.

SCF to play a “strategic” role in uncertain climate

By |November 28th, 2019|

SCF programmes are increasingly being used as a “strategic” move to mitigate the risks supply chains face in today’s uncertain climate.

Steeman urges more finance & logistics collaboration

By |November 28th, 2019|

There is a growing need for more collaboration between finance, procurement and logistics to meet the needs of today’s global supply chains

Why China is shaping innovation in supply chain finance

By |November 27th, 2019|

A new report from the SCF Academy looks at differences in how SCF is developing in China and how the country is setting benchmarks in terms of innovation.

How deep-tier suppliers can access SCF with blockchain’s help

By |November 1st, 2019|

Supply chain finance providers are exploring how blockchain-enabled platforms can take SCF beyond direct suppliers and into deeper tiers of buyers' complex supply networks.

Softbank injects further $655m into Greensill Capital

By |October 28th, 2019|

Softbank’s Vision Fund has invested an additional $655m in Greensill Capital as the supply chain finance provider reveals it has acquired tech firm FreeUp, a company that offers employees early payment of earned wages.

SCF Personalities: Ilkim Saracel – treasury manager, Flex

By |October 17th, 2019|

Ilkim Saracel, treasury manager at Flex, the global supply chain and manufacturing company, tells SCF Briefing that making a positive impact is her driving motivation.

Waechter: SCF is ‘logical’ way to encourage sustainable fashion

By |September 10th, 2019|

Sportswear company Puma is to expand its sustainability-linked supplier finance programme to tackle the environmental impact of the clothing industry.

Where are the next stars of supply chain finance?

By |July 16th, 2019|

As supply chain finance becomes more popular and technologically innovative, there is a need for companies to hire the very best talent. But where are they?

  • Supply chain finance in Africa

Building awareness key to unlocking SCF potential in Africa

By |June 14th, 2019|

While some African companies remain sceptical of the benefits of supply chain finance, recent ground-breaking deals may help unlock the continent’s potential.

Businesses Urged to Use SCF to Improve Sustainability Standards

By |April 29th, 2019|

Supplier finance as a tool to encourage better environmental standards across supply chains has been ignored for too long, says BSR’s Charlotte Bancilhon.