The SCF Forum 2017 brought together a record number of delegates from across the full spectrum of the SCF Community – corporates, finance providers, fintechs and of course the business school world.
The corporate presenters – more than at any previous SCF Forum in the event’s five year history – were the main focus of the day, giving a real-world perspective as to what’s happening in trade.
Innovation was a watchword this year, with it being apparent that companies are experimenting, trialling pilot programmes, and working on ways to improve existing programmes. From blockchain to sustainability, it was clear that the rapidly-evolving number of facets to supply chain finance are presenting opportunities that were simply not on the agenda even two or three years ago.
Below is our directory of the key highlights, case studies and discussions from the day’s conference event, which was crowned by the second-annual SCF Awards:
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