Malaysia

“World’s first ESG sukuk fund another step forward for Malaysia’s responsible finance” – Salaam Gateway – August 19, 2018

On August 19, 2018 Salaam Gateway reported that “Malaysia’s Shariah-compliant BIMB Investment Management launched the world’s first environmental, social and governance (ESG) sukuk fund on August 1.  Reflecting a growing responsible finance sector in Malaysia, the company’s CEO told Salaam Gateway the move was in response to market interest. BIMB’s ESG Sukuk Fund is the […]

“Bursa Malaysia introduces BURSASUSTAIN, a one-stop hub on corporate governance and sustainability” – SSE Initiative – April 24, 2018

On April 24, 2018 the UN Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) Initiative announced that “Bursa Malaysia, an SSE partner exchange since 2015, recently launched BURSASUSTAIN, a comprehensive online portal designed as a one-stop knowledge and information hub on corporate governance and sustainability. BURSASUSTAIN was developed following extensive research, benchmarking and engagement with various stakeholder groups. The hub […]