To better understand how environmental regulations and stakeholders are creating challenges for the commodity industry, HC Insider speaks to Paul Sébastien, Co-Founder of Climate Neutral Commodity, a Swiss initiative supporting the global commodity industry in its transition to carbon-neutralit
As the CEO of a fuel bunkering business that resold an estimated 5.5 million tons of marine fuel in 2019, Cem Saral embarked on 2020 with trepidation as the International Maritime Organisation imposed new sulphur limits on marine fueloil. In fact, what looked at times like a perfect storm didn’t turn out so bad, he tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital.
Born into shipping and a ship owner himself, Ioannis Martinos is now on a mission to modernise the industry using his Signal Ocean software engine and by backing other innovators. Here, he talks to Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital, about convincing his peers of the merits of digitisation.
Days before announcing a proposal to shut the iconic open-outcry trading floor at the London Metal Exchange, its chief executive Matt Chamberlain sat down with Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA & Asia at Human Capital, to talk about digitisation and changing the face of a 144-year-old institution.
Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel, Jesse Medlong, Associate, and Jeffrey Bourdon, Attorney at DLA Piper, explain why commodities marketing and trading firms should focus on their regulatory compliance policies.
Domenico De Luca is a member of the management team at Axpo, Switzerland’s largest producer of renewable energy and a growing force in international energy trading. Here he talks about Axpo’s position in the market and how it must continue to evolve in order to maintain its competitive edge.
Edouard Neviaski has been CEO of the Global Energy Management business unit at ENGIE since 2015, and in that time has been pushing through a major programme of change. Now grappling with the impact of Covid-19 on the operating model, here he tells Damian Stewart, Managing Partner EMEA and Asia at Human Capital, about how the company has transformed.
Deanna Reitman, Of Counsel at DLA Piper, and Jesse Medlong, Associate at DLA Piper, explain the new guidelines trading companies will have to focus on prior to revising their compliance programs, as set out by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
In January 2018, HC Insider published a white paper by Etienne Amic, veteran energy trader and founding partner of CommodiTech Ventures, on the emergence of Commodities 2.0. Almost three years later, we find out from Amic what the current situation looks like as Covid-19 escalates the adoption of technology in the commodities industry.
HC Insider speaks to Melissa Lindsay, Founder of UK tech start-up Emsurge, an online platform designed to streamline the pre-to-post trade processes involved in LNG trading. Find out how Emsurge is helping to overcome the challenges faced by LNG traders and how the technological advancements in the LNG market is affecting talent demand.
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