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World’s First Islamic Fintech Start-Up Raises $8m in Funding

Wahed Invest, a New York-based investment platform and the first fintech Islamic Economy start-up, has raised $8 million in a bid to expand globally...

Responsible Investment is Quickly Becoming a Must-Have Advisor Skill

The latest United Nations report on climate change is urging immediate action to avert a global catastrophe in the decades to come. For government,...

Partnership to Unleash Potential Islamic Finance Opportunities to Implement the 2030...

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) and the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) have partnered to advance the use of Islamic...

Islamic Robo-Adviser to Expand in Gulf, Southeast Asia by 2019

New York-based Wahed Invest plans to offer its automated investment service in the Middle East and Southeast Asia by early next year, after the...

Clean Transition Bonds Could Unlock $1T+ in Oil Sands Opportunities

Corporate Knights and the Council for Clean Capitalism today released draft Clean Transition Bonds Guidelines – a crucial first step in establishing an important...

BlackRock Champions Sustainable ETF Investment Theme

BlackRock is aiming to become a global leader in “sustainable investing” as the world’s largest asset manager highlights its line of ETFs that cover...