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Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan – The Future Hub of Islamic Finance in the Central Asia

June 3, 2017 • Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Mamunur Rashid  According to Malaysia Islamic Finance Marketplace, Zawya Islamic and Thomson Reuters, Islamic finance has been growing at a double-digit rate since the start of the new millennium.  In this article the author discusses the potential of Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan, and its role in the success of Islamic Finance in Central Asia.

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When Waqf meets Banks

May 30, 2017 • FINANCE & BANKING, Banking Innovation, Personal Finance, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Ebi Junaidi Global economy has been leaning toward innovations focussed in achieving sustainability. Ebi Junaidi promotes the age-old Waqf “movement” established by the Muslims. The Waqf system, with its philanthropic nature, does not only motivate

Implications of Islamic Finance in Africa’s Socio-Economic Development

October 7, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, Governance & Regulation, Middle East & Africa, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Basheer Oshodi Africa, a continent which still feels the scars of slave trade, the wounds of colonialism and apartheid, the disaster of neo-liberalisation, and the proliferating neo-patrimonial governance structure. With unblemished evidence that the IMF

Anti-Corruption Drive – Critical to Future, International by Nature

June 5, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Dan Steinbock, Responsible Finance, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Dan Steinbock No inclusive growth is conceivable without success in Nigeria’s anti-corruption drive. Today, that struggle is increasingly global. You might also like: The Trump White House Under Siege Behind the London Tower Block Fire Which Left Many

Rejuvenating the European Economy: The Role of Islamic Finance

May 26, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, SPECIAL FEATURES, Editor’s Choice, Banking Innovation, Europe, Governance & Regulation, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Sohail Jaffer Commenting on the sharp decline in European banks’ share prices in the early weeks of 2016, which it described as a “concern”, the IMF advised that “a robust banking sector is required to support investment and economic recovery.”

The Convenient Choice: Investing in Solutions for a Better Future

May 23, 2016 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Europe, Responsible Finance, Special Report: The Future is Green, Unprotected PostComments (1)

Sasja Beslik is Head of Responsible Investments at Nordea Assets Management, one of the leading asset managers in Europe when it comes to developing the concept of Responsible Investments. In this interview with The World Financial Review, Beslik expounds on

Should Economists Care About Ethics?

March 25, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, Governance & Regulation, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By  Jonathan Wight Whether conscious of it or not, economists rely on ethical norms and principles to carry out research and to inform policy choices. Economic efficiency, for example, is a powerful ethical concept, yet can be misapplied, as Jonathan Wight

Responsible Finance Enables a Growing Middle Class to Become the Catalyst for Inclusive Economic Growth

February 4, 2016 • Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

The Responsible Finance Summit will identify how Islamic finance and responsible finance can meet the values of the new middle class and support sustainable, inclusive and equitable economic growth. You might also like: Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan – The

Founding Executive Director of the UN Global Compact to Deliver Keynote Address for upcoming Responsible Finance Summit

February 3, 2016 • FINANCE & BANKING, Asia - Pacific, Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Mr. Georg Kell, now Vice-Chairman of world’s firm ESG quant fund, Arabesque Partners, will speak at Summit hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia   You might also like: North Korea: What Options Remain? The Futures of Southeast Asia and the US Intertwine

Responsible Finance Summit gets support from leading ‘ESG quant’ fund manager

February 2, 2016 • Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Summit’s inclusive and global focus attracts sustainable asset management firm with unique approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration You might also like: Islamic Finance in Kazakhstan – The Future Hub of Islamic Finance in the