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“HSBC Malaysia launches ESG Islamic structured product” – The Star Online – June 11, 2019

On June 11, 2019 The Star Online (Malaysia) reported that “HSBC in Malaysia launched its first environmental, social and governance (ESG) Islamic structured product in the country. The landmark ringgit principal protected participation floating rate Islamic negotiable instruments  linked to Hang Seng Corporate sustainability index is an ESG-related Islamic structured product which is 100% principal […]

“Fair Trade USA Raises the Bar for Cocoa Farmers” – 3BL Media – June 11, 2019

In a press release distributed by 3BL Media on June 11, 2019 Fair Trade USA, “the leading third-party certifier of fair trade products in North America, announced that it will increase its minimum price and premium for cocoa by 20 percent as of October 1, 2019 to move farmers closer to a living income and reduce the extreme poverty and child labor that is prevalent in […]