Lessons from Islamic Finance for socially, economically and environmentally just outcomes in the Financing for Sustainable Development process

Lessons from Islamic Finance for socially, economically and environmentally just outcomes in the Financing for Sustainable Development process

by Islamic Relief Worldwide

TYPE

Research Report

OFFICE

Islamic Relief Worldwide

LANGUAGE

English

YEAR

2015

KEYWORDS
Faith Perspective, Human Development and Poverty, Influencing the UN Development Goals, Microfinance, Sustainable Development

  From its earliest beginnings in the Rio+ 20 conference, the Post 2015 Process has emphasised the importance of addressing rising inequality within and between nations. However, proposals for reform of the global economic system – the weaknesses of which were laid bare following the 2008 financial and economic crisis – have not advocated strongly enough for the transformative changes that are necessary for a more inclusive, socially just economic system that places human well-being rather than resource exploitation is at its core. Investing in people is imperative for a more just future. Office http://policy.islamic-relief.com/ Citation Islamic Relief Worldwide Policy & Research (2015), Lessons from Islamic Finance for socially, economically and environmentally just outcomes in the Financing for Sustainable Development process , Islamic Relief Worldwide, Birmingham, [Online], Available: http://policy.islamic-relief.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Islamic-Relief_Lessons-from-Islamic-finance-for-the-FfSD-Process.pdf

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