The RFI Foundation was established to bring together various forms of responsible finance practices and encourage consensus as the basis for convergence between standards, practices and regulations. Responsible finance can play a significant role in shaping the future of the global economy and includes:
- Socially Responsible Investment (SRI)
- Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Factors
- Islamic Finance
- Impact Investment
There is still great potential to expand responsible finance, incorporating the positive screening strengths of the SRI industry with the governance and regulatory advances of Islamic finance, thereby engaging asset owners and institutional investors and driving financial services development in a more coherent and unified approach.
Since 2015, DDCAP has been an observer member and our Managing Director, Stella Cox CBE, serves on The RFI Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Stella has a long-term commitment to exploring prospective opportunities for co-operation and collaboration between practitioners of Islamic finance and other subsets of the responsible finance industry.