Islamic finance and the ethical investor

The rise of impact investing – a term that includes various principles from existing movements like socially responsible investment (SRI) to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) – is down to the fact that more than ever before people are seeking investments in companies and projects that match their values and safeguard their own future.

This means that investors are increasingly looking to put their money into renewable energy, climate action, sustainable agriculture, and many other causes that produce social or environmental benefits.

And it’s not hard to see why: over the past decade, the financial crisis, poor practices, and corruption

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