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The Risk of Becoming ESG-Obsolete

The Risk of Becoming ESG-Obsolete

In the past few years, the financial sector started acknowledging the important effects of ESG-related problematics in their long-term investment and credit portfolios. Starting with the alarming pace of climate change, lenders and investors realized the amount of...

We are pleased to welcome Peter Frijns in our team at Ernest Partners

We are pleased to welcome Peter Frijns in our team at Ernest Partners

Peter holds a MSc degree in Finance as well as a MSc degree in International Management. He has gained international experience by living abroad in many different countries during his studies and his internship experiences in finance roles at Adidas, PepsiCo and...

Why does diversity in the workplace really matter?

Why does diversity in the workplace really matter?

In our previous post, I shared my experience about being a foreign woman navigating in the Belgian financial job market. In addition, we pointed out how Belgian companies could take a better advantage of the rich cultural diversity that exists in the country, in the...

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates (part 3)

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates (part 3)

This post is the last of three to be published in our attempt to summarize the impact of ESG regulations. 5.   How will it affect corporates? Eventually all companies will be required to report on adherence to ESG policies and to report on climate risk and...

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates (part 2)

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates (part 2)

More and more clients ask us when and how ESG will impact their activity and the way they interact with their banks. This post is the second of three to be published in our attempt to summarize the impact of ESG regulations for the companies. 3.   How does ESG scoring...

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates

The impact of ESG reporting on banks and corporates

In our role on capital advisory and debt finance, more and more clients ask us when and how ESG will impact their activity and the way they interact with their banks. This post is the first of three in our attempt to summarize the impact of ESG regulation. 1. ...

Why Ernest Partners ?

Why Ernest Partners ?

Ernest is a well-known name in Belgium, by the name of the founder of Solvay in 1863, one of our most respected Belgian industrial multinational companies. But our partnership has been named after another Ernest, Sir Ernest Shackleton. This Irish Antarctic explorer...

A brick increasingly difficult to digest

A brick increasingly difficult to digest

The Belgian has "a brick in his belly".  Who doesn't know this adage?  And it can be seen in the figures for the construction sector, which represents a little over 5% of the country's 2019 GDP.  This sector alone...

Mind the working capital gap!

Mind the working capital gap!

Looking at your working capital during the crisis? Imagine a business to business wholesale company. After celebrating a good year production and stocks are being built up for a strong spring season. All ready? Boom! Lock Down! Unprecedent in the Corona crisis was the...

How to improve customer experience after Covid19

How to improve customer experience after Covid19

Customer Experience in the new normal COVID19 has initiated a tremendous change in our daily habits and way we interact with each other, we shop, we do business. Not only the personal safety measures we take into account when interacting with each other, but also...

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