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Innovation: far and wide – Nationwide’s Mark Rennison 06 January, 2015 An invited audience of some of the UK’s most influential finance directors and financial thinkers were present at a recent Finance Director Europe dinner to hear from Mark Rennison,...

Green bonds: the way of the future? 26 November, 2014 As investors seek securities that are socially responsible and sustainable, the debt-capital-markets industry has reacted by developing a new type of bond that’s proceeds have to be used by...

Social innovation with a technical twist 26 November, 2014 225,000 people will develop dementia this year; that’s one every three minutes. Dementia costs the UK economy more than £26 billion a year. This is the equivalent of more than £30,000 for...

The big interview: Andy Halford 10 June, 2014 Last year, Andy Halford played a key role in the third-largest corporate deal in history when Vodafone divested its 45% stake in Verizon Wireless for $130 billion. Now that he’s departed from...

Eye on mobility – corporate social responsibility 10 June, 2014 Premium eyewear group Luxottica’s fleet management strategy, with its year-on-year decreasing cost of ownership, CO2 capping and progressive projects such as flexible car voucher schemes, puts...

Drive for the future – sustainable vehicle design 10 June, 2014 As overcapacity presents a number of challenges to automotive manufacturers, coupled with the fleet manager’s demand for reductions in CO2 emissions, many are responding with more...

A fleet fit for the future 10 June, 2014 For a company with a large fleet dispersed across many countries, the demands on fleet management strategy are constantly changing. To boost cost-efficiency, flexibility and choice, a company...

Seek the efficiencies – addressing SEPA compliance 10 June, 2014 With SEPA, organisations should look to go beyond compliance, says Etienne Goosse, secretary-general of the European Payments Council...

Never-ending story – Nestlé’s award-winning fleet strategy 10 June, 2014 The corporate fleet environment is increasingly being called upon to encompass greater safety and greener practices. Recently garlanded for its safety efforts at the Fleet Europe Awards,...

Deal of the decade – Vodafone’s divestment of Verizon Wireless 10 June, 2014 Vodafone’s recent $130-billion divestment of its Verizon Wireless stake is the third-largest corporate transaction ever. At Finance Director Europe’s latest Breakfast Briefing, FDE...

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