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Green Companies Changing the Economy

A socially responsible mission statement makes for good business, and investment firms know it. When they provide fiscally sound opportunities as a result of the growing demand for portfolios that reflect a client’s values, portfolio managers open up pathways for effective investments that meet socially conscious investors’ needs. “I’m looking for that sweet spot,” Howard […]

March 27th

US Lutherans Divesting from Fossil Fuels!

  Committed to working towards a sustainable future, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is divesting from its fossil fuel investments! A majority of the 900 voting members approved this historic resolution at its 2016 Churchwide Assembly on August 13. Rev. Barbara Rossing, a professor at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, said, […]

August 22nd

Is France Ready for Islamic Finance?

France is the fourth-ranked financial market worldwide and number one in the Eurozone. In order to remain competitive with other European nations and the world, the decision-makers in France have realized the importance of entering the global Islamic finance markets. Camile Paldi, CEO of the Franco-American Alliance for Islamic Finance (FAAIF), believes that there is […]

February 6th

Muslim Social Enterprise Launches Waqf Airlines

“Social enterprise” is a new term and concept gaining momentum in today’s modern world of commercial business. Running a for-profit business, today’s social enterprises specifically seek to earn their profit so that the earnings may be used for providing a social benefit to fulfill specific needs. However, social enterprise is in fact a concept that […]

January 20th