DDCAP Group’s Managing Director, Stella Cox CBE, spoke at the UK Islamic Finance Council’s thematic workshop “How Ethical is Islamic Finance?”
Sponsored by DDCAP, This event was organised by the UKIFC, together with the International Sharia’a Research Academy for Islamic Finance (ISRA), and was hosted by K&L Gates. Stella was a panellist on the session which examined how Islamic finance principles might align with ethical finance trends.
Other discussions included a review of how regulatory requirements may impact the adoption of environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations by financial institutions. The workshop was well attended with representatives of both UK and international IF practitioners and academia.