SIA is constantly looking for solutions, technologies and partnerships which, combined with its expertise in payments, can enable new business models and innovative services to be offered to its customers to meet emerging market needs.

With respect to Blockchain & DLT applications, SIA is working on the following areas:

  • Securities: issuing and the management of corporate bonds in the form of Security Tokens, through DLT platforms.

  • Digital asset custody: blockchain technology-based platforms for new investment opportunities.

  • Credit transfer: platforms for banks, funds and financial operators to trade credits on the blockchain.

  • Digital wallets: couponing and loyalty systems through a DLT platform.

  • Environmental Social Governance (ESG): tools in the economic/financial field to pursue the typical goals of financial management, taking into account Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) related issues.