Finance

Senate Briefing – Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation – Washington, DC – September 5, 2018

On September 5, 2018 the Office of U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, Friends of the Earth, and Amazon Watch held a briefing entitled, “Private Investment as a Driver of Deforestation:  Senate Briefing on Exposure of US Investment to Deforestation, Corruption, and Governance Risks.”  The briefing took place in the Senate Russell Building in Washington, DC. Civil Society […]

“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 […]