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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 sustainability but more importantly promises to enable financial institutions that goes beyond

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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: 2018 Global M&A: A Bad Year for Shareholders? Private Equity: Past Performance is Not a

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 Finance, Top Investment DestinationsComments (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, Top CFO/Financial Director Interviews, 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: Empowering SMEs with Islamic Finance A

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: 2018 Global M&A: A Bad Year for Shareholders? Private Equity: Past Performance is Not a

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: Empowering SMEs with Islamic Finance A message from London: Pay your

Islamic investors benefits from wider use of integrated reporting, better governance requirements

January 30, 2016 • Asia - Pacific, Events, Responsible Finance, Unprotected PostComments (0)

Summit will identify how Islamic finance can benefit and support expansion of traditional responsible finance in emerging economies by supporting integrated reporting requirements You might also like: Islamic Economics in Presidential Election 2019: Synthesis