First Abu Dhabi Bank partners with Coriolis Technologies
By Leandra Monteiro
First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB), a based UAE bank announced a partnership with Coriolis Technologies to provide sustainable supply chain solutions for clients. The engagement will further enhance FAB’s sustainability strategy by leveraging Coriolis’ sustainability-related data analytics and sustainability rating.
Shargiil Bashir, Chief Sustainability Officer at FAB said, “The partnership between FAB and Coriolis fully illustrates the bank’s sustainability drive and one of its strongest strategic foundations – to support its clients’ transition to net zero through innovative finance solutions. This cooperation gives FAB an opportunity to enable the bank’s customers to gain greater understanding of their supply chains and to access funding to invest in a net-zero future.”
Coriolis Technologies, headquartered in the UK, is a producer of trade flow data and sustainability analytics for trade and trade finance. Its ESG rating tool provides an automated ESG score of around 400 million companies worldwide.
This partnership enables First Abu Dhabi Bank to further build on the SCF solutions currently offered by the bank and will enable clients to gain visibility across their supply chain, assign a sustainability rating for each individual supplier, and contribute to their own sustainability KPIs. Coriolis Technologies’ sustainable supply chain finance solutions will help assist FAB’s clients in making their supply chain more sustainable and aligned with global ESG standards.
Sanjay Sethi, Head of Global Transaction Banking at First Abu Dhabi Bank said, “Through this strategic partnership with Coriolis Technologies, FAB will now be closer to meeting our sustainability targets and helping our valued clients in the UAE and other markets meet their sustainability objectives. We are committed to building relevant and scalable fintech partnerships that enable us to offer value added propositions to our clients. Using the new supply chain finance solution, our clients will be able to evaluate and improve sustainability of their physical supply chain, while also offering it improved financial support.”
Dr Rebecca Harding, Founder and CEO of Coriolis Technologies said, “The aim of First Abu Dhabi Bank to create value for its employees, customers, shareholders, and communities to grow through differentiation, agility, and innovation is one that Coriolis Technologies shares at a fundamental level. We are incredibly excited to partner and support FAB as they take the lead in facilitating USD 75 billion in funding for sustainable projects by 2030.”
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