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North America

JPMorgan Chase Launches Green Economy Team

JPMorgan Chase Commercial Banking has set up a specialised team focused on providing green economy dedicated banking services and expertise. The new green economy team...

ShariaPortfolio Brings Halal ETFs and Halal Investment Services to Canadians

When he founded ShariaPortfolio in 2003, CEO Naushad Virji received many well-intentioned suggestions to choose a different name. Being in the United States, just...

Crypto & Blockchain Firms Got $2.6B in Funding in Q1 2021

The first quarter of the current year saw $2.6 billion of investments in blockchain-focused startups. 129 blockchain companies received $2.6 billion of investments in Q1...

White House Wants Nuclear in Clean Energy Mandate, McCarthy Says

Nuclear energy should be one of the power sources eligible for a national clean energy mandate sought by the White House as part of...

Coinbase Gets Green Light from SEC for Direct Listing on Nasdaq

Coinbase Global Inc, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, has received approval from regulators to list its shares on the Nasdaq, paving the way for...

Islamic Philanthropy: UNCHR’s Zakat Funds Saw 12.5% Jump in Donations to...

UNHCR, The UN Refugee Agency supported 2.1 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) through Zakat and Sadaqah funds in 2020, thanks to institutional...