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Catalyzing Transformative Change: Science, Academia and the Journey to 2030

This event, hosted as part of SDG Action Weekend's Mobilization Day at UNHQ in New York, aimed to identify and promote concrete opportunities and partnerships for science and academia to…

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Vertically Integrated Projects for Sustainable Development

The first of its kind in UK Higher Education, and winner of the 2020 International Green Gown Award for Student Engagement (in a large institution) and the AASHE Campus Sustainability Research Award,…

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Reviewing the policy context for EbA

This video highlights relevant policies to EbA and discusses the importance of aligning EbA projects with such policies. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Assessing climate risks

This video introduces the concept of risk and its three components: vulnerability, hazards and exposure. It also includes examples of climate risks. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA…

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Case Study: Unlocking Zakat to Help Communities: UNDP Indonesia

Engaging with Islamic finance is a part of UNDP’s global strategy. In this regard, partnerships are forming in Indonesia and other UNDP country offices. Through its Innovative Financing Lab,…

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IsDB’s New Development Model

The IsDB has adopted a new development model towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. This model shifted the approach from treating the symptoms of poverty to tackling the root…

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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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The Affinity Between Multilateral Policy Objectives and Islamic Finance

Islamic finance institutions are identifying the Sustainable Development Goals as an area of priority both from a multilateral perspective and from country-level and institutional-level perspectives;…

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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 Value Chain

Impact value chain also referred to as the theory of change, is a visual map of how a business’ impact goals, strategy and operations contribute to the business and the Sustainable Development…

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Green and Social Investments

Green and social investments are innovative Shariah-compliant instruments designed to finance green infrastructure and development projects. They have the potential to become a new asset class…

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Financing Models for the Sustainable Development Goals

The models that channel resources directly into SDG-advancing investments include green bonds, blended finance and impact investing. Green bonds are innovative climate finance instruments designed…

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Blended Finance

Blended finance employs the strategic use of development finance and philanthropic funds to mobilize private capital flows to emerge and frontier markets. It is a method of layering investments to…

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The Role of Islamic Social Finance in Sustainable Development

Islamic social finance plays a key role in reflecting the humanitarian nature of Islamic finance by providing “Islamic social safety nets” for those who are in need. Islamic social…

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Contribution of Islamic Finance to the SDGs

For Islamic finance to provide effective support to the Sustainable Development Goals, it is necessary to establish an enabling environment both at the country level and at the global level. At the…

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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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