The UKIFC: 10 Year Anniversary in 2018

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Announcement – UK thought body is the first specialist Islamic Finance organization in the world to endorse the new UNEP-led guidelines for responsible banking.

Today Islamic Finance Council UK (UKIFC) became the first advisory body dedicated to Islamic finance to endorse the United Nations Environment Finance Initiative’s (UNEP FI) Principles for Responsible Banking (UN PRBs), joining 64 other international banks and stakeholders. The UN PRBs represent an opportunity for the Islamic Banking industry, which is made up of over…

Ethical Finance Round Table Explores the Role of Blended Finance for the SDGs

The 17th Edinburgh Ethical Finance Round Table took place at the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 24th October 2018 during a week of ethical finance events that were anchored by the 2-day Ethical Finance 2018 conference held at the RBS Conference Centre. The round table began with Scottish Government host Ivan McKee the Minister for Trade,…

Event Listings for Edinburgh Ethical Finance Week – 22nd – 25th October 2018

As part of the Global Ethical Finance Initiative international leaders in ethical finance will be convening in Edinburgh at Ethical Finance 2018 taking place on 22nd – 23rd October 2018. The conference will be delivered in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Scottish Government and RBS. Ethical Finance 2018 will explore themes including regaining trust in financial institutions, measuring…

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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About the UKIFC

A range of supporters discuss the purpose, aims and ambitions of the UKIFC in this short, informative video.