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Guidelines for Development Institutions’ Engagement with Islamic Finance

Institutional guidelines can help ensure consistency with the organization’s overall values and policies. Guidelines on faith neutrality can inform institutional roles, partnership documents,…

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Introduction for the Development Professional

There is often an overlap between the objectives of development institutions and those of Islamic finance stakeholders. The opportunity to collaborate in areas of shared interest can be significant​…

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Potential Challenges for Development Institutions in Engaging with Islamic Finance Stakeholders

Along with the opportunities for development institutions in working with Islamic finance stakeholders in pursuit of the common and overlapping objectives, there are also challenges which may…

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Ethics for Troubled Times

During times of unrest and uncertainty, how can faith and ethics help our communities take action towards a brighter future? This webinar, held on June 30, 2020, featured faculty from the SDG…

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The Ethics of Modern Slavery and Trafficking

Each one of us can calibrate what we have available to ourselves. 1. First of all, we have to educate ourselves. 2. Secondly, every one of us is an advocate to those around us, to those we engage…

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Religions for Peace

This case study focuses on William Vendley's organization, Religions for Peace, as an illustration of the conversations and movements happening in religious communities. This video is licensed…

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Pope Francis and Multi-Faith Action

In this chapter, Bishop Marcelo discusses the origin of multi-religious cooperation for sustainable development, a shared commitment to defend human dignity. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Spirituality and the Common Good

This chapter discusses spirituality as a basis for civilization, and how rediscovering those spiritual foundations and bringing them together in consensus not only allow us to contribute to common…

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Sustainable Development and the Need for Ethics in Action

This chapter introduces the Ethics in Action Initiative as a forum through which religious leaders and scholars from traditions around the world came together to find common ground on which to…

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Theology, Philosophy and the Encyclical

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo delves into the second chapter of the Pope’s encyclical. The Gospel of Creation, as the second encyclical chapter is entitled, provides the foundation for…

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Pope Francis and the Encyclical

Cardinal Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson, one of the chief architects of the Laudato Si' encyclical, discusses the context in which the encyclical was conceived and released. Importantly, Laudato…

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Laudato Si' - Trailer

Enroll in Laudato Si': On Care for Our Common Home. What is “Laudato Si”? First presented by Pope Francis – spiritual leader to the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics…

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