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Making work decent

We need to put decent work at the center of actions to bring back economic growth and build a new global economy that puts people first. We all need to think about the importance of good work…

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Funding for EbA

This video provides a brief introduction on funding mechanisms for EbA projects.

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What is EbA valuation and why is it important?

This video introduces the concept of EbA valuation and explains why it is an important framework for assessing the effectiveness of EbA actions. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Assessing climate risk: Identifying and adding indicators

This video is the second in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to identify and add…

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What is Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA)?

This video provides a brief introduction to the concept of EbA and its three basic elements. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Case Study: Pioneering Green Sukuk: The Technical Assistance of the World Bank in Malaysia

At the end of 2016, Malaysia’s local currency bond market, the 4th largest in emerging East Asia after China, Korea and Thailand, stood at 1.167 trillion Malaysian Ringgits or approximately…

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Pillar I - Institutional Framework and Public Policy

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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The Islamic Development Framework and Sustainable Development

The central economic tenet of the Islamic development framework is to develop a prosperous and egalitarian economic and social system wherein all the members of society can maximize their…

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Pillar II - Governance and Leadership

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) and the Sustainable Development Goals

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is a multilateral development bank, working to improve the lives of those it serves by promoting social and economic development in member countries and Muslim…

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Pillar III - Risk-Sharing and Entrepreneurship (Distribution)

The third pillar, risk-sharing and entrepreneurship, is about the distribution channel, affecting both individuals and organizations. Islamic economics promotes an exchange-based financial system on…

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Impact Investing Part I

Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. According to the Global Impact Investing…

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Emergence of Corporate Governance and Shariah Governance

The corporate governance mechanism stems from two major theories, the Shareholders Theory and the Stakeholders Theory. The Shareholders Theory states that the shareholders’ interest lies only…

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Shariah Audit

Shariah Audit is a systematic and independent examination or verification of the products, operations, activities, procedures, internal controls and records relating to the Islamic financial…

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Introduction to Islamic Social Finance

Islamic social finance can be defined as “the branch of Islamic finance where the products and services offered are designed to achieve social goals with or without profit”. There is a…

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Mitigating Risk and Vulnerabilities

Low-income people are vulnerable to risks as poverty and vulnerability reinforce each other whereby risk events can move households into poverty traps. Since negative shocks contribute to the…

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