The partnership will bring together UKSIF and GIIIF’s communities of experts, practitioners and analysts to share best practices and experiences with the ultimate aim of unlocking further financing and investment to support the achievement of the Paris Agreement and Sustainable Development Goals. This collaboration aims to enhance the range of sustainable and impact-focused products open to the Muslim community, increasing fund flows and enabling greater diversification of portfolios.
“UKSIF has developed an outstanding community of finance and investment professionals who truly care about our planet’s sustainable future. We are certain this partnership will provide our members with the encouragement and assistance they need to further their voyage into the realm of sustainability,”Sophia Shepodd Innocenti, CEO of the GIIIF.
“Maximising financial flows towards sustainable solutions is a key priority in driving the transition towards a fairer and more sustainable global economy. UKSIF is proud to partner with GIIIF to share learnings across our members and advance the contribution of Islamic finance towards these objectives.”James Alexander, CEO of UKSIF.
UKSIF and GIIIF will be hosting an event which invites members to become familiar with the cross over between sustainable and Islamic investing on June 7th. GIIIF’s flagship event will take place in London in September 2022, and will bring together stakeholders from throughout the Muslim world to address the potential and importance of Impact and Impact investing in the sustainable development of the planet.