Blending Islamic Finance and Impact Investing to Achieve the SDGs

Jakarta, Indonesia, July 12 2019 – The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) concluded the Second Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Training Program (IFIITP) which took place in Jakarta from 10-11 July 2019. The training was co organized, as part of Global Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Platform (GIFIIP), by UNDP’s Istanbul […]

GIFIIP launched Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Training Pakistan

August, 8 – 9, 2018 – Karachi, Pakistan – UNDP’s Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development (IICPSD) and Islamic Development Bank’s (IsDB) Islamic Research and Training Institute (IRTI) have successfullydelivered the first session of the Islamic Finance and Impact InvestingTraining Program in Pakistan on 8-9 August 2018. Hosted […]

Unleashing the potential of Islamic finance and impact investing for the SDGs

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) offer new investment opportunities for the private sector, which will be vital to help address the SDG financing gap – roughly US$2.5 trillion. The need to harness innovative and untapped financing sources is paramount and is at the heart of this year’s United Nations General […]

Call for Good Practices on Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Activities

Click here to apply http://bit.ly/2tN5RAZ Purpose of this call is to invite private and public sector to share their good practices on Islamic finance funded impact investments and dedicated vehicles impact investment vehicles in the OIC region Islamic social finance vehicles for the mapping study that is being carried out under […]

New IDBG-UNDP report identifies steps to leverage Islamic finance for impact investing

May 15, 2017 – Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) today launched a new report that spells out the potentials of Islamic finance in impact investment for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report, titled “I for […]

IDB-UNDP report identifies steps to leverage Islamic finance for impact investing

IDB President Dr. Bandar Hajjar and UNDP Assistant Secretary Magdy Martinez-Soliman launch a report that spells out the potential of Islamic Finance for the achievement of SDGs. — Courtesy photo May 16, 2017 – Jeddah — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) on […]

The Global Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Platform

The Global Islamic Finance and Impact Investing Platform is led by the Islamic Development Bank and UNDP’s Istanbul International Center for Private Sector in Development. Engaging the private sector, governments, and key stakeholders operating in the Islamic ‑finance and impact investing sectors, the platform aims to promote market-based solutions to […]