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Islamic finance professionals are feeling positive about the green sukuk market

Islamic finance professionals believe the green sukuk market is set for take-off as demand builds, but global expansion will require greater standardisation and regulation, new research shows. Sukuk are investment certificates which are compliant with Shariah principles. They provide investors with direct payment streams, but unlike bonds, confer direct asset ownership interest. The research was

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Climateinvest Podcast: Impact investing: matching investors with private companies

In this episode of the Prestige ClimateInvest podcast we speak with Alexandra Martinez, CEO and co-founder of Clota Varde. We focus on impact investing on this podcast and what this means within the larger debate on climate change and ESG investing. Clota Varde was set up to help institutional capital to get mobilised and invested

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COP 27: Why methane reduction needs to be high on the agenda

As COP 27, hosted by Egypt this year, launched at the Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh, the global biogas industry is using this as an opportunity to demand recognition of what Anaerobic Digestion (AD) technology can achieve in the fight against climate change. The World Biogas Association (WBA) is attending COP 27 and will

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A recipe for avoiding disaster: how private capital could help save Britain

While the UK Government’s preliminary moves to contain the country’s energy crisis are to be welcomed, much more could be done to fund the clean energy generation capacity that the country needs. Early messaging from the government seems to indicate a short-term plan to simply turn on the taps and pump more gas. However, one

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