GEFF2015 – Two worlds converge in Edinburgh

Last week Edinburgh was host to panels of distinguished guests who discussed the challenges and progress of the pursuit of more ethical finance. Hosted by the Scottish Government at the prestigious Balmoral Hotel, the Global Ethical Finance Forum 2015 brought together academics and practitioners from around the world to exchange experiences and expertise regarding the implementation of ethical finance. Organised …

Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar talks Dubai, diversification, ethics, and Islamic Finance

Abdulla Mohammed Al Awar is the CEO of the Dubai Islamic Economy Development Centre (DIEDC), prior to which he was the CEO of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) between 2009 and 2012. He has served as member of several committees and boards in Dubai including the Economic Committee of the Executive Council of Dubai, Dubai Free Zones Council, Bourse …