Committed to the promotion and enhancement
of the global Islamic ethical finance industry

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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
(Edinburgh Finance Declaration)

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Delivered over 27 CPD sessions to over 500 Islamic scholars across the globe

Latest Activity and News

REPORT ANNOUNCEMENT: Islamic Finance: Shariah and the SDGs

With COP 26 in Glasgow just six weeks away, we’re delighted to have launched the final report in our 4-part thought leadership series ‘Islamic Finance: Shariah and the SDGs’ written in partnership with Malaysia based International Shari’ah Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA). This latest report is designed to assist and encourage active engagement in support of the UN Sustainable…

REPORT ANNOUNCEMENT: Innovation in Islamic Finance: Green Sukuk for SDGs

New report estimates an additional US$30-50bn can be raised by 2025 through green and sustainability sukuk  to deliver the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. Indonesia – 28th September 2021, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Islamic Finance Council UK (UKIFC), has today launched a pioneering report setting out the important role Islamic…

Global Islamic Finance and SDGs Summit Launched

The UKIFC in partnership with UN and Islamic Development Bank is organising a virtual global summit on Islamic finance and the SDGs, to coincide with the UN General Assembly. The summit will:  Highlight the natural alignment between Islamic finance and the SDGs, based on the Maqasid Al-Shariah (higher goals of Islam); Examine some of the challenges for Islamic finance and…

UKIFC Featured on BBC Radio 4 Money Box

On Saturday 17th July, UKIFC were featured BBC Radio 4’s Money Box (around the midday mark) discussing alternative Student Finance, and why Muslim students are not getting equal access to student loans. Whilst halal student finance has been in the pipeline for over eight years, the Department of Education has still yet to deliver on…

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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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