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Corporate and Shariah Governance Mechanisms in Islamic Financial Institutions

Corporate governance is a set of organizational arrangements designed to align the actions of the management of a corporation with the interests of its stakeholders. In addition to corporate…

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The Ages of Globalization

Today’s most urgent problems are fundamentally global. They require nothing less than concerted, planet-wide action if we are to secure a long-term future. But humanity’s story has always…

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Reflection on Taking Action in the Anthropocene

This video is a collection of perspectives regarding tipping points and planetary boundaries. This course on planetary boundaries and human opportunities is the first time we summarize the latest…

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Aerosol Loading

This chapter explains the concern about atmospheric aerosols, which are liquid droplets or particles that are suspended in the atmosphere. They absorb and reflect light, play an important role in…

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Introducing the Planetary Boundaries Framework

This chapter explores the origins of the planetary boundaries, which comes from the recognition that we’ve entered the Anthropocene and that the exponential pressures on the Earth system are…

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Humanity's Period of Grace: The Holocene

What is the desired state of planet Earth? We use different "cups" to show the various stable states that the ecosystem can reside in. We have been in the Holocene period for the last…

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Hitting Planetary Boundaries

The sixth wave of globalization is the one expected to characterize the 21st century. In this chapter, Professor Sachs provides an overview of the Planetary Boundaries framework and discusses the…

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Ecological Conversion

Dr. William Vendley discusses how to address integral ecology through personal transformation in addition to collective humanity. He frames this approach in the context of ecological conversion, in…

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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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From Attitude to Action: Sustainable Ocean Management

This chapter examines the role that human systems - specifically human value systems and ethics - play on ocean management. In this chapter, we will see how sustainable development needs to take into…

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