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“Shariah-compliant businesses shown to rate more highly in ESG than conventional firms” – Salaam Gateway – September 3, 2020

On September 3, 2020 Salaam Gateway reported that “Shariah-compliant companies generally punch above their weight in the three central measures of environmental and societal impact, based on an analysis by asset management firm Arabesque carried out for Salaam Gateway. The review of 7,626 publicly listed corporations based on data taken on July 22 found that […]

“Brazilian Company Suzano Bets the Bond Market on Emission Cuts” – The Wall Street Journal – September 3, 2020

On September 3, 2020 The Wall Street Journal reported that “(a)s Brazil struggles with deforestation, one of the country’s largest paper manufacturers is pitching investors a bond that will cost the company money if it fails to meet greenhouse gas-reduction targets. The new type of security from Suzano SA is part of an evolution in […]