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Nurturing a Successful Business Through a Stable and Ethical System: An Interview with Mr. Ahmet Kudsi Arslan, CEO and Chairman of...

April 18, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, SPECIAL FEATURES, Responsible Finance, Top CFO/Financial Director InterviewsComments (0)

As the first bank in Germany and the Eurozone to introduce comprehensive financial products and services according to the ethical, sustainable and transparent Islamic banking principles, KT Bank AG continues to be a pioneer and leader in Islamic finance. Today we sat down with the bank’s CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, Mr. Ahmet …

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Zakat and Eco-fashion

April 13, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Randi Swandaru As the fashion business grows and as the interminable need of human beings to respond to fast fashion continuously thrives, the clothing industry has become the second largest pollutants releasing industry in the world – it leaves

Indonesia is Giving Proof of a Zakat Paradigm Shift

February 12, 2019 • Asia - Pacific, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Greget Kalla Buana The similarities between the foundation goals of SDGs and zakat resulted in a paradigm shift, and Indonesia is providing evidences of its occurrence.   The Government of Indonesia has launched the book ‘Fikih Zakat on Sustainable

Empowering Lives With Zakat: Why We Need More Transparency And Innovation

February 12, 2019 • Responsible Finance, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Namira Samir and Imad el Fadili A recent study by Sumner (2012) suggested that approximately 960 million people from 1.3 billion poor people in the world live in Middle-Income countries1. This evidence is being referred to as the “new bottom billion”.

Never try to make a profit on all trades

January 15, 2019 • Personal Finance, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

When you are trading, the most common thing you will try to do is get the profit from every trend. This is common because every trader wants to get rich. They want to squeeze the money out of the trend and they want to profit from every movement. This is not

You will not need to risk too much for trades

January 14, 2019 • Global Capital Markets, Personal Finance, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

When you learn about the trading profession for the first time, the business process will be clear to you. Then traders will also learn about investing money into an account using the help of a broker. And the traders will also be able to learn about the

The Top 10 Financial Inclusion Heroes Who are Changing the World for the Better

December 1, 2018 • Climate Change & Society, Responsible Finance, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Valentina Loiz Despite the increased resources for providing financial access to the unbanked, 2.5 billion of the world’s adults still lack access to regulated financial services. In this article, the authors provide a comprehensive list of individuals

Empowering SMEs with Islamic Finance

November 29, 2018 • Responsible Finance, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Danis Nurul Yunita and Nur Dhani Hendranastiti The success story of SMEs in Indonesia began to attract public attention from their strength during the financial crisis in 1998. However, their true potential has not yet been fully actualised due to their

A message from London: Pay your “zakat” locally

October 2, 2018 • FINANCE & BANKING, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Greget Kalla Buana Zakat (Islamic alms giving) is now consi-dered as an alternative resource to help achieve the SDGs. London, the capital of a developed Muslim-minority country, has a unique approach to encouraging Muslims to pay zakat, resulting in a

Financial Inclusion in India: Social Enterprises as the Unlikely Heroes

July 24, 2018 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, India, Responsible Finance, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By D. Anisha Adhikari and Siddhant Mishra Financial inclusion in India has been the area of focus for the government and social enterprises for some time now. While the tribal populace, especially women, stay largely excluded from access to financial