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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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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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Impact Investment Fund as a Component of Islamic Social Finance

One avenue in Islamic social finance for longer-term investments is an impact investment fund or “social impact investment fund”. Impact investment funds are investments that explicitly…

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Islamic Social Finance Instruments - Waqf

Waqf is a religious endowment or trust, or in other words, a voluntary and irrevocable dedication of one’s wealth or a portion of it, in cash or in kind, and its disbursement for the…

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Investment-Based Contracts in Islamic Finance: Mudaraba

Mudaraba is a form of partnership in profit whereby one party, the fund provider, provides capital, and the other party, the fund manager, provides management skills or labor. Any profit generated…

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An Introduction to Sukuk

Sukuk, is one of the most important Islamic capital market instruments. According to the Shariah Standards published by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions,…

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Implementation and Monitoring Legal Frameworks

Why are strong, well-drafted legal frameworks not effectively or consistently enforced? This chapter details challenges such as low levels of capacity within government, lack of funds (or…

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