Lim Say Cheong represented Tawreeq Holdings at the 2nd Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEFF) held under the patronage of the Scottish Government, supported by the UK Government and hosted by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) in Edinburgh. The forum witnessed over 300 prominent leaders and experts in ethical finance and investment gathered under one platform to discuss the future of this rapidly growing segment of the financial services industry.
The two-day event charted a course for the industry, while exploring key frontiers and opportunities that the industry provides. As one of the top panelists at the forum representing Tawreeq Holdings, Lim addressed the growing interest in sustainable finance such as green bonds and other innovations in the field.
The emphasis of Tawreeq’s representation at the forum was on how sustainable finance is essential to counter the faced global challenges. Lim explored the positive impact Supply Chain Finance (SCF) provides on the business ecosystem and how it offers a new venue for a wide range of structured solutions that fit socially and environmentally aware businesses and investors.
With subsidiaries in the UAE and Luxembourg, Tawreeq Holdings, a pioneer in comprehensive Sharia-compliant technology-enabled SCF solutions perceives SCF as a sustainable finance solution that supports all stakeholders, while determining it a key factor in defining economic growth and business sustainability. Tawreeq is focused on the need to nurture businesses to grow, to challenge the ridged restrictions for finance confining SMEs and corporates, and to enable a comprehensive collaborative ecosystem that meets the demands of tomorrow’s businesses in a sustainable and ethical manner.