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EbA Governance

This video is the first of four mandatory insight unit videos which provide a deep dive into cross-cutting topics of EbA. In this video, participants learn about governance and how to advance a…

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Shariah Governance Framework and Shariah Non-Compliance Risk

Corporate governance in Islamic financial institutions has the same structure as a conventional institution but with an additional layer of Shariah governance. Shariah compliance is a “Raison…

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Shariah Governance Framework: Key Components Part I

The key components of the Shariah governance framework include a Central Shariah Board at the national or regulatory level, and a Shariah Supervisory Board and the Internal Shariah Department at the…

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Challenges of the Islamic Finance Industry

One of the main challenges faced by the Islamic finance industry is the harmonization of legal and regulatory frameworks and monetary policies. Islamic financing is also flourishing under different…

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Islamic Legal and Ethical Norms

The objective of Islamic finance is expressed by the higher ethical objectives of Islamic law (maqasid al-Shariah) which emphasizes the well-being of all stakeholders along with society in general.…

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Islamic Ethical Principles and the Objectives of Islamic Law

Islamic legal principles are attached to certain ethical and moral principles, which links them to both the Sustainable Development Goals and the environmental, social, and governance (ESG)…

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Introduction and the Conceptual Features of Islamic Finance

Islamic finance is an alternative financing method with a particular value proposition defined by Islamic ethics, which provides substance, and Islamic law, which shapes the nature of its…

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The Legal Framework and Roles of Contracts

In this opening session, Alberto Reyes places contracts in the context of a country’s overall legal and policy framework. What are the differences between licensing and contract regimes? What…

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Interview with Martha Roja-Urrego, Ramsar Convention

This video is the forth video of unit 5.1 of the course Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience taught by Nathalie Doswald, Mikhail Fernandes, and Xinyue Gu. What are…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2016 Feb. 24

Lise Johnson, Head of Investment Law and Policy at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, answers questions about international legal governing extractive industries with a focus on…

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Q&A | Sam Szoke-Burke | 2017 Mar. 30

Sam Szoke-Burke, a legal researcher at the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment, answers questions about community rights in the context of extractive industry projects. This video is licensed…

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Q&A | Lise Johnson | 2017 Mar. 9

Lise Johnson, Head of Investment Law and Policy at the Columbia Center of Sustainable Investment, answers questions on international legal frameworks and their impact on investments in extractive…

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Q&A| Patrick Heller | 2016 Oct. 4

Patrick Heller from the Natural Resource Governance Institute answers questions about issues relating to the legal frameworks governing and how the political and legal institutions in different…

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Gender

This chapter examines the inequality between men and women, boys and girls, around the world. An inequality that afflicts virtually every society that is antiquated, that is being overcome, but in…

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New and Emerging Perspectives on Global Governance

There are many different schools and approaches on how to reform global environmental governance. Deep institutional reform builds on the idea that, if you manage to reform critical pillars of global…

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Key Opportunities and the Way Forward

In this chapter, Cristina Villegas provides a summary of artisanal mining. Now, a lot of mining specialists are focusing on formalization, legalization, professionalization, and increased market…

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