Green Sukuk: The Future of Islamic Financing for Climate Change Adaptation


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The Environment in Context podcast discusses the role of Islamic Financing in the development of the global Green Bond industry. In June 2017, Malaysia was the first country in the world to issue a green sukuk in order to finance a solar power plant. Sukuk are asset-backed financial certificates that were developed over a millenia ago, which are compliant with the Islamic principle of Shari’ah.

Guest: Aneil Tripathy Interviewed by Huma Gupta and Bassam Haddad

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