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Lessons from Ellen MacArthur and the Circular Economy on How Leaders can Build and Sustain Transformation?

May 28, 2019 • EMERGING TRENDS, Editor’s Choice, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Peter Hopkinson and William S. Harvey The growth of interest in the circular economy has been meteoric with new initiatives emerging weekly. A key figure in this movement has been Dame Ellen MacArthur, a renowned and iconic round the world yachtswoman. In this article, the authors explore how MacArthur and her foundation have created …

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Turning Vicious Cycle to Virtues of Islamic Banking

May 27, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Banking Innovation, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Vita Arumsari and Yunice Karina Tumewang For a country like Indonesia that has the largest Muslim population in the world, Islamic banking is moving in slow progress – with only less than 6% contribution on the country’s total national banking

Waqf, Some Notes for its Revitalisation

May 26, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, Climate Change & Society, Responsible FinanceComments (0)

By Ebi Junaidi and Khaled Abulfateh A waqf is an inalienable charitable endowment under Islamic law, which typically involves donating a building, plot of land or other assets for Muslim religious or charitable purposes with no intention of reclaiming the

Nurturing a Successful Business Through a Stable and Ethical System: An Interview with Mr. Ahmet Kudsi Arslan, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, KT Bank AG

April 18, 2019 • FINANCE & BANKING, SPECIAL FEATURES, Power Influencers from Business and Academia, Responsible FinanceComments (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.

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