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Conversation with Lindsey O'Rourke, Covert Regime Change

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and political scientist Lindsey O’Rourke as they discuss O’Rourke’s remarkable book, Covert Regime Change. US foreign policy is based heavily on trying…

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Conversation with Glenn Denning, Universal Food Security

Join Professor Jeffrey Sachs and Professor Glenn Denning, a world-leading specialist in agricultural and food policy to discuss Denning’s new book Universal Food Security: How to End Hunger…

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EbA and Water

This video is the second of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for water security and how EbA can be integrated into water management…

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EbA and Agriculture

This video is the first of three sector-specific insight units. In this video, participants learn about the importance of EbA for agriculture and food systems. This video is licensed under the CC…

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The IsDB Green Sukuk

IsDB issued its debut green Sukuk in 2019 raising €1 billion which is committed to projects in renewable energy, clean transportation, energy efficiency, pollution prevention and control,…

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Opportunities of Impact: Joint Green Industrial Innovation

The third impact is joint green industrial innovation. For IsDB, the industrialization of the member countries is imperative to simultaneously increase the competitiveness of each country and plug…

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Corporate Investment Strategies for Sustainable Development

Traditionally, asset owners divide their capital into two opposite poles, traditional investing and philanthropy. In the “finance-only” approach, investments are targeted for…

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Impact Investing Part I

Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return. According to the Global Impact Investing…

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Social and Environmental Impact

The contribution of Islamic financial institutions to environmental and social goals would partly depend on how the broader goals of Islamic law are conceptualized and implemented. Promoting 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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Sukuk and Green Sukuk

Again, Sukuk can be used as fiscal support, for liquidity management, and to support sectors such as education, health and infrastructure. In recent years, green Sukuk initiatives have emerged to…

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Reducing food waste in schools, using behavioural insights

Food waste is a global issue, compromising both human health and environmental sustainability. Schools alone contribute substantial amounts of avoidable food waste to this problem. For instance, the…

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Balancing water demand and supply

This chapter provides insights on water uses and management in the Mediterranean region. Furthermore, it illustrates how water use in the region is increasingly globalized through trade in…

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Summing It Up: Food and the Ocean

In this module, we learned that the ocean plays a vital role in ensuring food security, and moreover that fisheries and aquaculture need to be better managed if we want the ocean to continue being…

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Sustainable Management of Fisheries

This chapter deals with economic solutions to the global over-fishing problem. The fundamental problem of marine fisheries from an economic point of view is that there is a price for fish on land, so…

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Marine Food Chains

Learn about marine food chains with special attention to why fish populations can actually be overexploited. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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