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Helped 6 countries develop enabling regulatory frameworks for Islamic finance, enhancing financial inclusion to over 15 million people

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Established award winning Ethical Finance Round Table series, running since 2010 and attended by over thousands of delegates representing hundreds of organisations

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Launched the world’s first joint venture between Islamic finance and the Church,  promoted to over 5 million people worldwide
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Delivered over 27 CPD sessions to over 500 Islamic scholars across the globe

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PRESS RELEASE: Major report finds only 1% of Principles for Responsible Investment worldwide signatories are based within Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states

REPORT ANNOUNCEMENT ISLAMIC FINANCE AND THE PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT “Only 1% of Principles for Responsible Investment worldwide signatories are based within Organisation of Islamic Cooperation member states.” UK – 24th March 2021, The Islamic Finance Council UK (UKIFC), in partnership with Malaysia based International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), has launched the…

UKIFC appear on MetroTVNews Indonesia

UKIFC founder Omar Shaikh appeared on Indonesia’s MetroTVNews to discuss Islamic finance, and its relationship to sustainable and responsible finance more broadly. Watch now:

UKIFC launch ‘Pioneers of Islamic Finance’ series on International Women’s Day

UKIFC recently launched our brand new ‘Pioneers of Islamic Finance’ series on International Women’s Day, highlighting Stella Cox’s contribution to the UK’s Islamic finance industry. Stella sat down with Omar Shaikh of the UKIFC to discuss her experiences as one of the UK’s pioneers in Islamic finance. Stella speaks about her early days at Kleinwort…

UKIFC is proud to support the Path to COP26 campaign

UKIFC is proud to be a signatory of the Path to COP26 campaign from the Global Ethical Finance Initiative. We are supporting the Faith in the SDGs stream of the campaign, which seeks to bring together, diverse global faith groups to drive change in finance through ethical leadership and stewardship of their endowments, bringing faith…

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UKIFC Services

Advisory

Providing advisory, reporting and consultancy services in relation to the establishment, promotion and regulation of Islamic finance.

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Ethical Finance

Exploring the relationship between Islamic finance and the broader ethical finance arena and promoting coordination and understanding between them.

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Training & Awareness

Promoting awareness and understanding of Islamic finance and its regulation as well as empowering Shariah scholars and finance professionals.

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Thought Leadership

Providing leadership on current issues in Islamic finance with a view to promoting robustness and stability in Shariah financial frameworks and market practices.

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