Horizon Software Launches Horizon & Beyond Foundation
March 14, 2023, Paris —Horizon Software (Horizon), a leading provider of electronic trading solutions and algorithmic technology, is proud to announce the launch of the Horizon & Beyond Foundation, a new initiative to support sustainable development goals. The aim of this organization is to raise greater awareness of issues brought on by climate change, and to support the evolution of a more sustainable industry.
Led by a team of experienced professionals with a proven track record of innovation, Horizon & Beyond will focus on educating and sensitizing all financial actors and the general public to the challenges of climate change, and the ways to face these moving forward. On top of this primary goal, the foundation will support the development of nonprofit initiatives related to financial technology, that demonstrate strong goals and potential when it comes to navigating the ecological transition and responding to climate risks.
The foundation will primarily target the financial industry, starting with Horizon Software’s existing ecosystem: customers, suppliers, partners, regulators, universities, staff, and families. Specialized training will form the basis of the program, using leading pedagogical resources, and supporting members of the Horizon Software team to become trainers.
Sylvain Thieullent, CEO at Horizon Software said: “We are extremely proud to officially launch the Horizon & Beyond Foundation! With global sustainability initiatives on the rise, and an increased focus on environmental issues, Horizon & Beyond is a thought-out initiative helping to bring additional exposure to the scale of these concerns. At Horizon, we believe that it is important to unify our collective approach, helping to contribute on a global scale that and provoking necessary change when it comes to responding to climate change in the financial technology industry.”
Bertrand Corvaisier, CFO at Horizon Software added: ” Our goal is to contribute better, information on climate change and the global need for ecological transition, and help bring into existence some more concrete solutions on both personal and professional levels. This go will be realized in every country where Horizon Software is established, and more as we continue to move forward with our global growth strategy.”
Horizon & Beyond is now inviting individuals, organizations, and institutions to join its mission and help support its efforts to make a positive impact on the world. To learn more about the initiative and its work, please visit the Horizon and Beyond website: https://www.horizonandbeyond.org/en/
About Horizon Software
Horizon, a global leading vendor in Market Making, Agency Trading and Algo Trading Technology, has been empowering capital market players for over two decades by building powerful algorithmic technology into its electronic trading platform and offering trading opportunities through direct connectivity to more than 80 exchanges worldwide. Horizon enables clients to quickly create, test and implement automated trading strategies in real-time, in line with its ‘Trade Your Way’ philosophy. Its platform can be easily integrated with rich APIs and allows proprietary strategies to be built while keeping traders’ code confidential. More information: www.hsoftware.com