Islamic Social Finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

Islamic Social Finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

UKIFC, in partnership with United Nations, GEFI, Refinitiv and IsDB organised a virtual global series on Islamic finance and the SDGs, to coincide with the UN General Assembly 2022.

Dr Ahmed Al Meraikhi, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary General, spoke about the potential for Islamic social finance institutions such as zakat and waqf to drive funding towards the SDGs, before Akhuwat founder Dr Amjad Saqib outlined how his foundation has been able to build a sustainable model on interest-free lending in Pakistan.

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Consumer demand for sustainable Islamic finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

Consumer demand for sustainable Islamic finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

Sultan Choudhury, UKIFC, delivered an update on UKIFC’s research into consumer demand for sustainable Islamic finance.

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Sustainability and Islamic Finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

Sustainability and Islamic Finance | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

UKIFC, in partnership with United Nations, GEFI, Refinitiv and IsDB organised a virtual global series on Islamic finance and the SDGs, to coincide with the UN General Assembly 2022.

Sultan Choudhry, UKIFC, delivered an update on UKIFC’s research into consumer demand for sustainable Islamic finance, before Omar Shaikh, UKIFC, Rafe Haneef, CIMB Group, Charles Haresnape, Gatehouse Bank and Christian Gueckel, SEDCO Capital debated the chalenges and opportunities of integrating sustainability and the SDGs into Islamic finance.

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Green Sukuk: Opportunities and Challenges | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

Green Sukuk: Opportunities and Challenges | Global Islamic Finance and the SDGs Series 2022

UKIFC, in partnership with United Nations, GEFI, Refinitiv and IsDB organised a virtual global series on Islamic finance and the SDGs, to coincide with the UN General Assembly 2022.

Mustafa Adil, London Stock Exchange Group delivered an update on the state of the green sukuk market, before a panel featuring Richard de Belder, UKIFC, Raja Amir Shah Raja Azwa, HSBC Amanah Malaysia, Hitesh Asarpota, Emirates NBD and Sam Dodd, London Stock Exchange Group debated whether green Islamic products like sukuk represented outperformance or ‘double trouble’

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Green sukuk state of the market | Mustafa Adil, LSEG | Global Islamic Finance & the SDGs Series 2022

Green sukuk state of the market | Mustafa Adil, LSEG | Global Islamic Finance & the SDGs Series 2022

UKIFC, in partnership with United Nations, GEFI, Refinitiv and IsDB organised a virtual global series on Islamic finance and the SDGs, to coincide with the UN General Assembly 2022.

Mustafa Adil, London Stock Exchange Group delivered an update on the state of the green sukuk market.


Transforming Banking and Investment for the Resilient Economy | Dame Susan Rice | FII6

Transforming Banking and Investment for the Resilient Economy | Dame Susan Rice | FII6

Dame Susan Rice (Chair, GEFI Steering Group) joined the panel for Transforming Banking and Investment for Resilient Banking at the FII6 conference. Dame Susan discussed the importance of consumer trust when faced with greater challenges to the economy. She explored cryptocurrencies and digital banking, and the challenge they pose to regulators and the wider economy.

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Nature, climate and finance | Jamison Ervin | Ethical Finance Round Table

Nature, climate and finance | Jamison Ervin | Ethical Finance Round Table

COP 26 took nature more seriously than any previous climate summit. What are the latest trends on nature financing? Jamison Ervin, Global Programme on Nature for Development, UNDP discusses some of the past and future developments around financing nature-based solutions to the climate crisis.

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COP26 and climate finance | Sefton Laing | Ethical Finance Round Table

COP26 and climate finance | Sefton Laing | Ethical Finance Round Table

Baillie Gifford climate and sustainability expert Sefton Laing discusses his thoughts on the COP26 deal, and what it means for finance.

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The Path from COP26: Implementing the Glasgow Climate Pact | Ethical Finance Round Table

The Path from COP26: Implementing the Glasgow Climate Pact | Ethical Finance Round Table

Baillie Gifford climate and sustainability expert Sefton Laing discusses his thoughts on the COP26 deal, and what it means for finance.

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Systems thinking, data & responsible finance | Ashley Hamilton Claxton | Ethical Finance Round Table

Systems thinking, data & responsible finance | Ashley Hamilton Claxton | Ethical Finance Round Table

How can a systems-based approach help as we seek to undergo a just transition towards net zero, and what role do quantitaitive and qualitative data play in this? Head of Responsible Investment at Royal London Asset Management, Ashley Hamilton Claxton, discusses.

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Reviewing COP26 and looking to COP27 | Hakima El-Haité | Ethical Finance Round Table

Reviewing COP26 and looking to COP27 | Hakima El-Haité | Ethical Finance Round Table

What were the key outcomes from COP26? Were the concerns of the Global South properly addressed, and will they be better acknowledged in 2022 as COP moves to North Africa, in Sharm El-Shaikh?

Hakima El-Haité, President of Liberal International, Vice President of COP21 and one of North Africa’s leading environmentalists discusses at our 2021 year-end Ethical Finance Round Table.

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Faith Investors and the Climate Emergency | Panel | Faith in the SDGs | Path to COP26

Faith Investors and the Climate Emergency | Panel | Faith in the SDGs | Path to COP26

What are faith investors doing to address the climate emergency?

Our panel featured Azman Mokhtar (INCEIF), Lorna Gold (FaithInvest), Eric Sukumaran (OxFAIF) and Geraldine Burnett (Gatehouse Bank) with moderator Graham Burnside (UKIFC & GEFI They discussed implementing Laudato Si, managing endowments, Islamic finance, and catalysing congregations to take practical action. Held in partnership with the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI), the Faith in the SDGs programme looked at how faith-based finance can support the SDGs, along with separate workstreaks focused on nature, pensions and economics.

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