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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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Disaggregating Productivity Gains

The digital era, throughout all of this technological change has been the principal long-term driver of the changing world of work public policy alongside has critically shaped how these…

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Six Sources of Wellbeing

This chapter focuses o the six sources of well-being, challenging the traditional capitalist idea that consumers will maximize their well-being and instead looking at the structure of society. This…

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Extractives and Climate Change

In this chapter, Jeffrey Sachs talks about the challenge of human-induced climate change caused by anthropogenically released greenhouse gases. He discusses the international conventions and…

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Evaluation of Projects and Programs Related to SDG 15

This chapter discusses the evaluation of projects and programs from a perspective of the project cycle and the policy cycle; we have problems that emerge in society, groups that identify these…

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Designing for Complex Landscapes

This chapter discusses the issue of designing projects and actions to manage complex problems, often amongst people with very different cultures and backgrounds. Challenges arise in engaging local…

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Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities – Trailer

A thriving global society relies on the stability of the Earth and its resilience across oceans, forests, waterways, biodiversity, the atmosphere and more. So how do we shape sustainability at a…

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