KWA Analytics is a Global Advisory firm specializing in delivering Trading & Risk Management business and technology solutions for clients in the Energy, Commodity, Treasury and Capital Markets.
We bring together, under one roof, the industry’s leading experts with the complete TRM and related skillsets providing unrivaled business and technical consulting services. We understand your needs and the business and technical services necessary to plan, design, develop, implement, and support your organization.
Since our founding KWA Analytics has an established set of credentials as a trusted advisor and partner. We are pleased to have been recognized again as the #1 consultancy in the Energy Risk 2022 Technology Advisory Awards.
For further information about KWA and ways we can work with you, please visit us at kwa-analytics.com
NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
Morningstar, Inc. is a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The Company offers an extensive line of products and services for individual investors, financial advisors, asset managers and owners, retirement plan providers and sponsors, and institutional investors in the debt and private capital markets. Morningstar provides data and research insights on a wide range of investment offerings, including managed investment products, publicly listed companies, private capital markets, debt securities, and real-time global market data.
Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment advisory subsidiaries, with approximately $265.0 billion in assets under advisement and management as of March 31, 2022. The Company has operations in 29 countries. For more information, visit www.morningstar.com/company.
S&P GLOBAL COMMODITY INSIGHTS
At S&P Global Commodity Insights, we provide the insights; you make better informed trading and business decisions with confidence. We’re the leading independent provider of information and benchmark prices for the commodities and energy markets. Customers in over 150 countries look to our expertise in news, pricing, and analytics to deliver greater transparency and efficiency to markets. S&P Global Commodity Insights coverage includes oil, gas, LNG, power, petrochemicals, metals, agriculture, and shipping.
S&P Global Commodity Insights is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies, and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/commodity-insights.
LEAD DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PARTNER
At eRENEWABLE our comprehensive approach combines energy efficiency and price transparency while reducing your RFP time by more than 50 percent to help you discover real time market value while getting the best price and terms for your PPA/VPPA.
With our proprietary auction platform, it allows you to bring buyers or sellers to an online marketplace competing for your business while also providing last-look technology that ensures you get the best market price possible.
In addition to facilitating PPA’s and VPPA’s through our network of clean energy professionals, we can also reduce your carbon footprint utilizing Responsibly Sourced Gas via our partnership with a leading global energy provider – and our RSG contains 90% less methane on average than the standard U.S. natural gas.
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As one of the premier podcasts in the Renewable Energy sector, The Green Insider, powered by eRENEWABLE is telling the story of The Energy Transition with the best minds, leaders, and disruptors in the industry. With 120+ episodes since it launched in August 2020, The Green Insider covers the latest in hydrogen, battery storage, wind, solar and grid resiliency. In addition to being the official podcast of several conference networking events and forging partnerships with industry leading trade organizations like NAEMA and a collaboration with the University of Houston, The Green Insider has established itself as appointment podcast listening.
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K3 by BROADPEAK
K3 by BroadPeak is the global leader in commodities data integration. Used by over 70 major trading firms, K3 is a low code integration platform that provides commodity firms with unparalleled data command, without absorbing large IT resources.
COMMODITY CLUB SWITZERLAND
The Commodity Club Switzerland provides a platform for business professionals and leaders in the commodity business. The initiative aims to drive further the transition to a responsible resource sector and brings together commodity professionals in Switzerland.
MARPRO MARITIME PROFESSIONALS
Maritime Professionals is the preferred source of information for the global maritime community regarding relevant news, jobs, events, and companies. It is our job to empower and give a voice to shipping and maritime companies, maritime organizations, and individual maritime professionals.
Maritime Professionals is operated by MARPRO, the recruitment partner of choice for companies in the shipping and maritime industry worldwide.
Established in 2013, Maritime Professionals broadcast an up-to-date weekly worth-reading newsletter consisting of maritime business intelligence, including featured articles, blogs, a global job board and access to worldwide maritime events.
Maritime Professionals’ newsletter has an audience of +15.900 maritime professionals, and the portal attracts 10.000 unique maritime professionals every month.
The portal is integrated into MARPRO´s social media channels, with the largest being MARPRO’s LinkedIn company page and groups Maritime Professionals and Maritime Deck Officers with more than 80.800 members.
JP Morgan Center for Commodities
The J.P. Morgan Center for Commodities at the University of Colorado Denver Business School is the first center of its kind focused on a broad range of commodities, including agriculture, energy and mining. Established in 2012, this innovative center provides educational programs and research in commodities markets, regulation, trading, financial fundamentals, investing, risk management and ethics. Online courses are available for a graduate-level. Commodity Certificate and we also offer online professional education courses in commodity trading, data analysis, ESG, sustainability and more.
OXFORD BUSINESS GROUP
Oxford Business Group (OBG) is a global research and advisory company with a presence in over 30 countries, spanning Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. It is recognised internationally as a distinctive and respected provider of on-the-ground intelligence on world’s fastest-growing markets, termed The Yellow Slice, in reference to OBG’s corporate colour.
Through its range of products – Economic News and Views; OBG CEO Surveys; OBG Events and Conferences; Global Platform, which hosts exclusive video interviews; and The Report publications – as well as its Advisory division, OBG offers comprehensive and accurate analysis of macroeconomic and sector-level developments for sound investment opportunities and business decisions.
OBG provides business intelligence to its subscribers through multiple platforms, including its direct 6 million verified subscribers, Dow Jones Factiva subscribers, the Bloomberg Professional Services subscribers, Refinitiv’s (previously Thomson Reuters) Eikon subscribers, and more.
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The International Trade and Forfaiting Association (ITFA) is the worldwide trade association for companies, financial institutions and intermediaries engaged in trade and the origination, structuring, risk mitigation and distribution of trade debt. ITFA also represents the wider trade finance syndication and secondary market for trade assets. ITFA prides itself in being the voice of the secondary market for trade finance, whilst also focusing on matters that are relevant to the whole trade finance spectrum.
ITFA presently has close to 300 members, located in over 50 different countries. These are classified under a variety of business sectors, with the most predominant being the banking industry. Others include forfaiting, insurance underwriters, law firms, fintechs as well as other institutions having a business interest in the areas of Trade Finance and Forfaiting.
To find out more about ITFA, please visit www.itfa.org or send an email on [email protected]
Financial IT is a digital platform for multimedia and editorial content, rankings and overviews of major industry events. Financial IT magazine is published throughout the year in digital form. Financial IT magazine is available in print form at major trade events through our media partnerships.
We believe that our competitive edge comes from our established relationships with financial IT companies and institutions, the breadth of the solutions described and the quality of content. Financial IT provides a detailed map of the everchanging space where the IT provider sector meets the broadly defined financial services sector.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN IN MINING
We operate with the support of sponsors and partners, and rely on a team of volunteers without whom we could not achieve our goals; Our volunteers and directors are based all over the world and bring different perspectives to the organisation.
Jonathan Kingsman is a writer and blogger on the agricultural commodity sector. After nearly 40 years in the business, he founded commodityconversations.com as a platform where agricultural commodity professionals can join in the conversation.
TRADE FINANCE GLOBAL
Trade Finance Global (TFG) is the leading trade finance platform. We assist companies to access trade and receivables finance facilities through our relationships with 270+ banks, funds and alternative finance houses.
TFG’s award winning educational resources serve an audience of 160k+ monthly readers (6.2m+ impressions) in print & digital formats across 187 countries, covering insights, guides, research, magazines, podcasts, tradecasts (webinars) and video.
GLOBAL RISK COMMUNITY
The Global Risk Community is a thriving community of risk managers and associated service providers. Our purpose is to foster business, networking and educational explorations among members. Our goal is to be the worlds’ premier Risk forum and contribute to a better understanding of the complex world of risk.
GOLD MEDIA PARTNER
CTRMCenter™ is your source for everything ‘CTRM’. This online portal, managed by leading CTRM analysts – Commodity Technology Advisory LLC (ComTech), features the latest news, opinions, information, and insights on commodity markets technologies delivered by some of the industry’s leading experts and thought leaders. The site is visited by more than 1500 unique visitors per week. CTRMCenter also includes free access to all of ComTech’s research in the form of reports, white papers, interviews, videos, podcasts, blogs, and newsletters.
Gafta is the international trade association representing over 1900 member companies in 100 countries who trade in agricultural commodities, spices and general produce. Gafta is headquartered in London and has offices in Geneva, Kiev, Beijing and Singapore. More than 90% of Gafta’s membership is outside the UK. With origins dating back to 1878, Gafta provides a range of important services that facilitate the movement of bulk commodities and other produce around the world.
It is estimated that around 80% of all grain traded internationally is shipped on Gafta standard forms of contract and Gafta’s arbitration service, based on English law, is highly respected around the world. Gafta also runs training and education courses, manages Approved Registers for technical trade services and provides trade policy information, and events and networking opportunities for members.
Gafta promotes free trade in agricultural commodities and works with international governments to promote the reduction of tariffs and the removal of non-tariff barriers to trade, as well as a science and evidence-based approach to international trade policy and regulatory decision making.
ANEC’s mission is to develop the best scenario for the export and commercialization of soy, corn and delivery. The association conducts research on the sector in the national and international market, by meeting the needs of members, always with ethics, transparency and commitment.
In order to promote the development of activities related to grains and cereals, as well as defend the interests of its associates before private and public authorities, ANEC – Associação Nacional dos Exportadores de Cereais began its history on June 22, 1965.
Today, with half a century of experience, we have 50 associated companies. Among them are those qualified for being the largest and the best in Brazil and the world.
The high capacity of the management team, made up of representatives from effective associate companies, coupled with the market positioning of companies, provides greater representation of the Association with the Government.
Cassini Systems is a leading provider of pre- and post-trade margin and collateral analytics for derivatives market participants. Buy-side firms can leverage the platform to monitor, optimize and ensure transparency on their margin, as well as achieve collateral liquidity and efficient utilization, lowering the carry cost of derivatives.
Cassini’s platform provides the only full front-to-back solution covering margin, collateral, and cost analytics for all classes of cleared and uncleared over-the-counter derivatives as well as futures and options. It integrates into post-trade collateral management, treasury, and risk systems – enabling clients to bring post-trade cost analytics into the pre-trade process. Cassini is also integrated into key asset management platforms to facilitate leveraging analytics with little implementation overhead.
Top-tier hedge funds, asset managers and Tier 1 banks rely on Cassini for powerful, flexible, automated tools to manage their portfolios of over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivatives products.
VERIDAPT is an award-winning IoT and fintech company that delivers a digital verification platform providing world leading, real-time monitoring of bulk commodity supply chains to mitigate theft and fraud.
VERIDAPT is trusted to monitor and control billions in commodities around the world and helps companies meet their ESG goals by measuring carbon emissions.
We provide certainty through real-time data, and our accurate reporting allows our customers to know their total emissions and offset this as part of offering net-zero product.
Our solutions allow stakeholders across supply chains in banking, mining and industry to deal with certainty. Backed by Macquarie Group, VERIDAPT’s mining customers include BHP, Rio Tinto, Yancoal, Glencore and Vale.
Our products include, AdaptSCF, a platform solution designed to mitigate operational risk, by providing;
Enuit provides leading enterprise risk management solutions for energy and commodities trading companies worldwide.
We give our customers complete visibility, insights, control and management over their business operations helping them to have peace of mind to make quick and informed decisions that affect the bottom line.
Enuit was founded in 2008 with a single goal in mind: To bring to market affordable, functional trade management software. The core solution Entrade is all of this and more. And, it really works. It can help your company track its transactions through the entire deal life cycle: From done deal through a sent bill.
LEAD ETRM/CTRM PARTNER
Molecule is the world’s most modern ETRM/CTRM. The software is designed for electricity, natural gas, crude, liquids, metals, ags, softs, crypto, and FX options/futures. Molecule captures over 50,000 physical and financial products, across 50 commodities.
Molecule uses the latest technology to make the risk system powerful—but also light, fast, and easy-to-use – a first in the industry. As a result, Molecule lets risk and operations managers at trading companies “go home earlier,” by automating routine tasks and complex calculations. It is next-generation position, P&L, near-time VaR, and risk analytics software for any company that trades commodities. Molecule also offers specialized add-ons for physical power and enterprise cryptocurrency trading.
Using our cloud-native product, customers get more data security and reliability while enjoying a SaaS pricing model and regular product upgrades with no interruption to service. Implementations can be completed in 90 days, and proactive support is provided by the team that does implementations – so that we can alert your team of problems, before you find them.
Based in Houston, Texas, the Molecule team serves IPPs, hedge funds, energy marketers and advisors, and Fortune 100 companies in North America and worldwide.
VoxSmart are a global leader in voice and eCommunications surveillance for financial services. Our portfolio of communication capture, speech recognition and surveillance products address many risk management requirements such as, employee and operational supervision, senior management oversight and automated trade reconstruction. Customers include commodity brokers, sell-side and buy-side firms, insurance companies and cryptocurrency exchanges, among other regulated institutions. Our vision is to help firms streamline their surveillance assets, answering key challenges around interoperability and data analysis.
Gen10 focuses on making the day-to-day tasks of commodity trading faster and simpler through automation and collaboration. Our technology empowers clients to Work Better. Together – completing the feedback loop between trading and finance to support smarter, safer trading decisions.
The cloud apps provide complete commodity management, with enhanced operational risk controls and powerful workflow and pricing engines that automate many of the manual, time-intensive commodity processes. Workflows facilitate enhanced collaboration whilst improving control and governance, driving safe efficiencies and visibility across your business for confident data-driven decision-making.
Gen10’s CTRM platform, Commodity ManagerTM includes end–to–end transaction processing and analytics, covering everything from fast trade capture, origination, PnL, and sample management through export, trading, import, distribution, to final settlement and risk management.
Gen10 believes in making innovative, high value and flexible commodity management solutions. The UK-based development and support teams work in collaboration with clients to build up a real understanding of the challenges they face; delivering technology that drives value from their massive data flows and transforms their operations.