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Fintech opportunities within modern supply chains
Fintech is on the rise. But what does that mean for large buyers? This report will give you practical examples of how new and innovative fintech startups can use insights and data triggers to improve and innovate their supply chain management practices. In the future, complex supply chain with difficult governance of information will rely more and more on new technologies for the integrated management of the goods, information and financial flows.
The Role of Factoring for Financing Small and Medium Enterprises
Around the world, factoring is a growing source of external financing for corporations and small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). What is unique about factoring is that the credit provided by a lender is explicitly linked to the value of a supplier’s accounts receivable and not the supplier’s overall creditworthiness.
Profits with purpose: How organizing for sustainability can benefit the bottom line
Towards the Circular Economy: Opportunities for the consumer goods sector
The Foundation has turned its focus to ‘fast-moving’ consumer goods, products that typically have a lower unit cost, are bought more often, and have a much shorter service life than durable goods.
Towards the Circular Economy: Economy and business rationale for accelerated transition
Activities over the past several years, however, clearly show that CE is emerging as an eco- nomic strategy rather than a purely environmental strategy.
Towards the Circular Economy: Accelerating the scale-up across global supply chains
Business leaders and governments alike acknowledge that continued wealth generation requires a new industrial model that is less dependent on primary energy and materials inputs.
The role of factoring for financing small and medium enterprises
Factoring is explicitly linked to the value of a supplier’s accounts receivable and receivables are sold, rather than collateralized, and factored receivables are not part of the estate of a bankrupt firm.
The impact of corporate sustainability on organizational processes
We investigate the effect of corporate sustainability on organizational processes and performance.