ESG podcast: Securities Commission Malaysia outlines plans for green Islamic finance (part 2)

The Asset’s Daniel Yu speaks with Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin of Securities Commission Malaysia

Part two of our series

The Asset's Daniel Yu speaks with Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin of Securities Commission Malaysia about the country's strategy for socially responsible and sharia-compliant investing. In this podcast Zainal talks about the challenges in making Malaysia a global Islamic finance centre. He sees great potential for Malaysia as it rolls out new products, such as a sukuk ETF. Zainal believes the gradual harmonizing of Sharia definitions will fuel more cross-border transactions between Malaysia and the Middle East.

Zainal Izlan Zainal Abidin, Deputy Chief Executive, Securities Commission Malaysia Daniel Yu, editor-in-chief, The Asset

Recorded 9 May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur.

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4 Jun 2018

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