Islamic Development Bank

SHEQONOMI Partnership announced with Reliance JiO JioStore and KaiStore

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Sunday, February 11, 2024

Our curated content includes more than 30 genres including women's health, entrepreneurship, investing, leadership, technology, climate change, sustainability, healing and wellness, meditation, and much more.

Key Points: 
  • Our curated content includes more than 30 genres including women's health, entrepreneurship, investing, leadership, technology, climate change, sustainability, healing and wellness, meditation, and much more.
  • SHEQONOMI, in partnership with Reliance Jio, the Islamic Development Bank, the Algorand Foundation, KaiOS, SDG Impact Accelerator, PEACHSCORE Accelerator, SHE RAISES Capital Accelerator, and other global and grass-roots leading women's organizations has successfully launched our newest mobile apps on iOS, Google Play, JiO Store, and KaiStore with over 300,000 downloads across 175 countries and all continents in record time.
  • SHEQONOMI is a multi-award-winning woman-led scale-up that has emerged as a response to numerous problems faced by women and girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic, especially when it comes to accessibility.
  • While we have been building out our partnerships and global listener base, Reliance JiO has been scaling their reach across India with the recent launch of their 5G network, JioBook, JiOSTB, and JiONEXT now available in more than 250,000,000 across Jio platforms through JioStore.

OPEC Fund delivers record results in 2023 with US$1.7 billion in development funding

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Monday, January 29, 2024

The organization was established 48 years ago and the 2023 results represent a record in new commitments.

Key Points: 
  • The organization was established 48 years ago and the 2023 results represent a record in new commitments.
  • OPEC Fund Director-General Dr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa said: "In 2023, the OPEC Fund increased its impact through the delivery of development support in a challenging global environment.
  • We were also able to leverage our partnerships to mobilize development support by working with multilateral development banks and development finance institutions such as the Arab Coordination Group.
  • The issuance of the OPEC Fund's benchmark SDG bond raised US$1 billion for sustainable development projects.

OPEC Fund delivers record results in 2023 with US$1.7 billion in development funding

Retrieved on: 
Monday, January 29, 2024

The organization was established 48 years ago and the 2023 results represent a record in new commitments.

Key Points: 
  • The organization was established 48 years ago and the 2023 results represent a record in new commitments.
  • OPEC Fund Director-General Dr. Abdulhamid Alkhalifa said: "In 2023, the OPEC Fund increased its impact through the delivery of development support in a challenging global environment.
  • We were also able to leverage our partnerships to mobilize development support by working with multilateral development banks and development finance institutions such as the Arab Coordination Group.
  • The issuance of the OPEC Fund's benchmark SDG bond raised US$1 billion for sustainable development projects.

Building Climate Resilience Via Investment Migration to Secure a Sustainable Future

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Tuesday, November 28, 2023

In its inaugural Henley Wealth and Sustainability Report published today, the international residence and citizenship advisory firm highlights how investment migration can assist in addressing both these significant global challenges.

Key Points: 
  • In its inaugural Henley Wealth and Sustainability Report published today, the international residence and citizenship advisory firm highlights how investment migration can assist in addressing both these significant global challenges.
  • “Investment migration can provide much-needed foreign direct investment to help meet our sustainability challenges.
  • Several countries are already channeling program inflows into projects to boost their countries’ climate resilience for the benefit of their citizens.
  • These insights underscore the wisdom investment migration offers high-net-worth individuals in securing a sustainable future for them and their progeny.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty King Charles III Open Inaugural Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum

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Friday, December 1, 2023

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP), the COP28 Presidency of the United Arab Emirates has launched the inaugural COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, convening more than 1,000 CEOs and philanthropists from over 80 countries. The Forum is being held alongside the World Climate Action Summit.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum launched on November 30 with a high-level reception, which was hosted by the COP28 Presidency and the Sustainable Markets Initiative, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Majesty King Charles III.
  • With the objective of moving beyond commitments, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum will showcase global industry-by-industry delivery together with opportunities to accelerate, replicate, and scale, particularly in the Global South.
  • Private sector actors will join heads of state and government to focus on showcasing private sector progress and joint delivery.
  • To deliver, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum commits to:
    Supporting an annual Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum alongside the world leaders' summit at every UNFCCC COP until at least 2030.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and His Majesty King Charles III Open Inaugural Business & Philanthropy Climate Forum

Retrieved on: 
Friday, December 1, 2023

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's (UNFCCC) Conference of the Parties (COP), the COP28 Presidency of the United Arab Emirates has launched the inaugural COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum, convening more than 1,000 CEOs and philanthropists from over 80 countries. The Forum is being held alongside the World Climate Action Summit.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum launched on November 30 with a high-level reception, which was hosted by the COP28 Presidency and the Sustainable Markets Initiative, in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and His Majesty King Charles III.
  • With the objective of moving beyond commitments, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum will showcase global industry-by-industry delivery together with opportunities to accelerate, replicate, and scale, particularly in the Global South.
  • Private sector actors will join heads of state and government to focus on showcasing private sector progress and joint delivery.
  • To deliver, the COP28 Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum commits to:
    Supporting an annual Business and Philanthropy Climate Forum alongside the world leaders' summit at every UNFCCC COP until at least 2030.

Human Appeal UK and IsDB Bank Sign MoU on Africa

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Monday, July 17, 2023

A delegation from Human Appeal, the UK based global humanitarian NGO, visited the headquarters of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to meet with senior representatives of the Bank and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU).

Key Points: 
  • A delegation from Human Appeal, the UK based global humanitarian NGO, visited the headquarters of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to meet with senior representatives of the Bank and sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU).
  • The Islamic Development Bank is a multilateral development bank, working to improve the lives of those it serves by promoting social and economic development in member countries.
  • Dr Mansur Muhtar, Vice President of Operations at IsDB received the Human Appeal delegation led by Professor Kamil Omoteso, Chair of the Board of Trustees of Human Appeal UK.
  • Human Appeal UK has successfully partnered with organizations such as the United Nations, the International Red Crescent and Globus Relief USA to realise humanitarian projects around the globe.

OPEC Fund Development Forum 2023: Unlocking synergies and funding opportunities for sustainable development

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Thursday, June 15, 2023

Addressing global development challenges under the over-arching theme "Driving Resilience & Equity", forum discussions will focus on opportunities to better finance sustainable development and secure transformational impact.

Key Points: 
  • Addressing global development challenges under the over-arching theme "Driving Resilience & Equity", forum discussions will focus on opportunities to better finance sustainable development and secure transformational impact.
  • With the OPEC Fund Development Forum we are demonstrating that we are committed to addressing these challenges head-on in concert with partner countries and institutions.
  • The OPEC Fund Development Forum brings together government leaders, ministers, heads of institutions, representatives from multilateral development banks, international organizations and private sector stakeholders.
  • For a full list of speakers and a detailed program, please visit the official OPEC Fund Development Forum 2023 website.

OPEC Fund Development Forum 2023: Unlocking synergies and funding opportunities for sustainable development

Retrieved on: 
Thursday, June 15, 2023

Addressing global development challenges under the over-arching theme "Driving Resilience & Equity", forum discussions will focus on opportunities to better finance sustainable development and secure transformational impact.

Key Points: 
  • Addressing global development challenges under the over-arching theme "Driving Resilience & Equity", forum discussions will focus on opportunities to better finance sustainable development and secure transformational impact.
  • With the OPEC Fund Development Forum we are demonstrating that we are committed to addressing these challenges head-on in concert with partner countries and institutions.
  • The OPEC Fund Development Forum brings together government leaders, ministers, heads of institutions, representatives from multilateral development banks, international organizations and private sector stakeholders.
  • For a full list of speakers and a detailed program, please visit the official OPEC Fund Development Forum 2023 website.

Metaverse by IBF Net Set to Create Halal Ecosystem

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Thursday, June 8, 2023

The blockchain-based platforms launched by the IBF Net Group so far have already made significant strides in revolutionising various sectors.

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  • The blockchain-based platforms launched by the IBF Net Group so far have already made significant strides in revolutionising various sectors.
  • The NETVERSE represents IBF Net Group's halal metaverse, offering a virtual world for exploration and connection with endless possibilities.
  • By leveraging the strengths of both Algorand and Polygon, the IBF Net Group is paving the way for ore inclusive and interconnected digital ecosystem," says Mohammed Alim, CEO IBF Net Group.
  • a more inclusive and interconnected digital ecosystem," says Mohammed Alim, CEO IBF Net Group.