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Social protection at the crossroads: Shaping the future of social protection

New ways of protecting people are needed. Together, we can shape the future of social protection in ways that ensure broad gains for societies in general, and the poorest in particular. This video…

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Assessing climate risk: Preparing a climate risk assessment

This video is the first in a three-part series that guides participants through the process of preparing a climate risk assessment. In this video, participants learn how to develop a climate change…

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Key Principles of the IsDB Business Model

To translate its core values into reality, IsDB has focused its efforts on a number of overarching principles. Although governments play an important role in economic and social development, they…

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Pillar I - Institutional Framework and Public Policy

The first pillar of the Islamic development framework is building an objective-focused institutional framework that creates an enabling atmosphere for public policy design. It is critical as the…

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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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Islamic Commercial Finance Institutions and Islamic Social Finance Instruments

Islamic commercial financial institutions have limited offerings of Islamic social finance products and services. However, there are ways that could be adopted by the Islamic commercial financial…

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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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Islamic Social Finance Instruments: Sadaqah

Sadaqah is a charitable giving and is a non-obligatory amount of money paid to help the needy and the poor. Anyone has the ability and willingness can do so, and there are no rules applied to it…

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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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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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The Higher Ethical Objectives of Islamic Finance

The higher ethical objectives of Islamic finance can be summarized as sustaining and developing the value of human life, the human self, society and the physical environment. These ethical…

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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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Case study: Avoid using single use plastics

In this video, Dr Kim Borg discusses a project she was involved with about the problem of the use of single use plastics, and the influence of media campaigns that aim to deter consumers from…

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Transmission and safeguarding

This chapter discusses the idea of safeguarding as ‘measures aimed at ensuring the viability of the intangible cultural heritage.’ Learners explore the concept of ‘viability’…

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