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Kyriba Live Treasury & Finance Summit 2019

Posted by fidest press agency su sabato, 2 febbraio 2019

Kyriba, the global leader in cloud treasury and finance solutions, today announced the agenda and headliners for the Kyriba Live Treasury & Finance Summit 2019 in Las Vegas, part of an expanded event series designed to help senior finance executives accelerate digital transformation in their organizations.The summit, scheduled for March 4-8 at the Delano at Mandalay Bay, will be followed by additional events in London, Tokyo and France.Kyriba Live is a premier, executive-level gathering of customers, prospective customers and strategic partners looking to learn how digital technology and best practices can be used to help CFOs and treasurers better mobilize, protect and grow their global cash and liquidity in the face of increasingly volatile market conditions.

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Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia and founder of UN Global Compact open Responsible Finance Summit

Posted by fidest press agency su giovedì, 31 marzo 2016

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KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA Hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia, the inaugural Responsible Finance Summit was opened today with powerful speeches from two leaders who have been key to the growth and development of the responsible finance industry.Dr. Zeti Akhtar Aziz, the Governor of Bank Negara Malaysia, the Summit’s host, highlighted the need for finance to serve the real economy. She said: “As responsible global financial participants, the opportunity to come together again to rebuild trust and provide the foundations of a more stable and sustainable long-term economic growth can be achieved through our commitments to responsible finance. The call is for greater global cooperation and leadership to unlock the future of finance and expand its positive impact in the global economy.”
Dr. Zeti Aziz is prominent central bank governor, the first female central bank governor in Asia. During her tenure, Malaysia has also led the region with the growth of Islamic finance, a key sector within the responsible finance industry. Malaysia’s Islamic banks represent 20% of the total banking system and its Islamic investment funds represent 37% of Asia’s responsible investment assets.
Following Dr. Zeti’s address, Mr. Georg Kell, Vice Chairman of Arabesque Partners and Founder and former Executive Director of the UN Global Compact delivered a keynote address to an audience of more than 400 leaders from across the world.Drawing from his experience in developing an initiative to implement universal sustainability principles that now has more than 12,000 signatories in more than 170 countries, Mr. Kell spoke of the need for forge a more inclusive and global responsible finance industry. He said: “Competitive struggle increasingly defined by being socially responsible and have top of the line governance sector; is a race to the top not a race to the bottom.The Responsible Finance Summit gathered high profile delegates from around the world – including Canada, Ghana, Malaysia, Seychelles, Libya, UAE, Nigeria, USA, Russia – at Sasana Kijang, the iconic center for banking and finance that has placed Malaysia as the emerging market epicenter in the responsible finance mapPresent at the Summit’s opening keynote session were high level attendees from the central banks of Libya, Ghana, Sri Lanka, and the Seychelles; and Ambassadors from Thailand, Jordan, Turkey, Canada, Brunei, Cambodia.Under the theme of “Unlocking Finance, Expanding Impact”, the Summit over the next 2 days will highlight emerging markets as the most important frontier for the expansion of the responsible finance industry. Discussions at the Summit will focus on 4 critical areas for the responsible finance industry:Increasing footprint in emerging markets
Enhancing and measuring the impact of the industry
Furthering the depth and knowledge sharing between Islamic finance and responsible finance
Integrating responsible finance within global financial markets
The Summit is organised by the Responsible Finance Institute (RFI) Foundation and co-organised by Middle East Global Advisors, two leading institutions spearheading the agenda of identifying Islamic finance within the broader responsible finance universe to capitalise on its unique aspects to make responsible finance more inclusive across the global population.
Malaysia is an ideal backdrop for discussions on convergence within the industry due to its leading role in the development of Islamic finance as well as its pioneering initiatives to encourage crossovers between Islamic finance and responsible finance, including establishing a regulatory framework to support sustainable, responsible and impact (SRI) sukuk. (photo: finance summit)

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Responsible finance enables a growing middle class to become the catalyst for inclusive economic growth

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 22 febbraio 2016

KualaKUALA LUMPUR 30-31 march 2016. The growth in Asia’s middle class—from 525 million today to over 3.5 billion by 2030 according to EY—will drive significant changes in the demand for financial services as the economic centre of gravity shifts eastward. To meet the expectations of a new consumer base and support its growth, the financial sector must strive for better integration of responsible finance principles by banks, investment managers, insurers and pension funds.The upcoming Responsible Finance Summit in March, hosted by Bank Negara Malaysia, organised by the RFI Foundation and co-organised by Middle East Global Advisors, will address the challenge of how Islamic finance can help create and support a thriving middle classes in emerging markets.The rising economic power in emerging markets—and particularly emerging Asia—is of critical interest for investors who integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) data into their financial analysis and who must seek out tomorrow’s sustainable growth opportunities. Asia is also home to the majority of the world’s Muslims and the demand from Muslim consumers has sparked Islamic finance which has become a mainstream component of many financial systems. The leaders coming together at the Summit represent two important approaches responsible finance—ESG integration and Islamic finance—and will discuss strategies to support inclusive financial sector and economic development.Speaking ahead of the Summit, the CEO of the RFI Foundation, Blake Goud, shared: “Many investors are looking for growth in markets which have developed a savings culture and domestic financial markets with strong retail participation. Expanding financial inclusion through Islamic finance can help create these conditions which support a self-reinforcing cycle of inclusive economic growth.”With the theme “Unlocking Finance, Expanding Impact”, the Summit aims to identify ways that Islamic finance can be recognized for its key role in supporting financial stability and inclusive growth. For more information on the Summit, please visit Join the conversation on responsible finance at #RFS2016 @RFIFoundation.
The RFI Foundation is a non-profit organisation with a mission to identify a neutral, nonpartisan and universal value proposition that encourages convergence of responsible finance practices. By highlighting the shared standards around principles that govern the sector, Islamic finance will further contribute to a more diverse and representative thinking around the growth, trajectory and development of responsible finance.
Middle East Global Advisors (MEGA) is the gateway connectivity and intelligence platform to opportunities in the rapidly developing economic region that stretches all the way from Morocco in the West to Indonesia in the East – The Middle East North Africa Southeast Asia (MENASEA) connection. We pride ourselves for being at the heart of these diverse markets for over 22 years. (photo: kuala)

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