CANARY WHARF, U.K. – Jan. 31, 2022 – An impact-measuring and behaviour designing agency, The Umbrella Institute supports companies & organisations with responsible corporate impact on the surrounding society and environment through CSR initiatives, ESG policies, stakeholder relations and sustainability reporting.
“Impact investing paired with Islamic financing practices on a global scale. The Global Islamic Impact Investment Forum is an opportunity to properly discuss and investigate how Islamic investments drive impact and sustainable development… The Umbrella Institute and The [GIIIF] are in a long-term partnership to enable broader societal awareness of Islamic Impact Investments and the benefits for all stakeholders,” Anne Marie Drud Thodsen Managing Director of The Umbrella Institute said.
The Global Islamic Impact Investment Forum (GIIIF), is an international peer to peer network dedicated to Islamic impact. With members from throughout the Islamic world, across three continents. The organisation was founded to explore why Islamic Finance has not yet realised its potential as a mechanism for sustainability, how Impact Investing can become a device for driving shariah compliant investment towards frontier and emerging markets and who can work together to make these efforts a reality.
“There is enormous potential for the wonderful CSR projects active in the MENA region to see their work positively impact more lives and the world we live in. he Managing Director of The Umbrella Institute sits on our Advisory Board, and will be instrumental in our lil mustaqbal pledge for private sector companies joining the The Global Islamic Impact Investment Forum.” Sophia Shepodd Innocenti, CEO of the GIIIF
GIIIF’s first annual 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.
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