Category: G-20 News

Canada: Getting a handle on the halal consumer

| 09/05/2019 | Reply
Canada: Getting a handle on the halal consumer

Kevin Andrews, director of control brand marketing at Loblaw, which has its own halal brand called Sufra, added that at the end of the day halal consumers want good tasting food.

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SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
SDGs: “Current assault on nature is threatening human survival – transformative change is needed”

We are not on track to meet universal goals for biodiversity conservation and sustainable development.

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UK: Salam Planet Acquires Halal Dining Club

| 07/05/2019 | Reply
UK: Salam Planet Acquires Halal Dining Club

Salam Planet is an important step forward for Halal Dining Club to create a broader lifestyle app for Muslims aligns perfectly with their own expansion model.

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Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Tatarstan exporters asking for compensation: “Crossing the border, our halal becomes not halal”

“On the shelves of our stores, we see more pastel colours, because we associate it with natural products. China should have bright, ultra-bright colours.”

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Opinion: Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

| 06/05/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Corporate West embraces Ramadan but culturally it’s a work in progress

Business knows Muslims are a valuable part of the Western market. In this appreciation, it is well ahead of the rest of society.

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Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi – 11-14 November 2019

| 05/05/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia: Foodex Saudi – 11-14 November 2019

7th Edition of Saudi Arabia’s leading international Food & Drink trade exhibition being held in Jeddah at the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events.

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Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

| 03/05/2019 | Reply
Is your cosmetics business ready for Indonesia’s new Halal Product Assurance Law?

Home to world’s largest Muslim population, Indonesia is gearing up for huge sea change with the implementation of the country’s new Halal Product Assurance (HPA) Law on October 17, 2019.

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Canada: HMA Aims to Simplify Halal Certification by integrating into Supply Chains

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
Canada: HMA Aims to Simplify Halal Certification by integrating into Supply Chains

HMA works closely to recommend adjustments and simplify operations in order to allow companies to be confident in the product they are distributing to the Muslim community.

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The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

| 30/04/2019 | Reply
The UAE signed a massive, $3.4 billion deal with China

“China is now the second largest economy in the world and Asia is now 50 percent of global GDP. A lot of countries like the UAE see huge market opportunities in China.”

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Saudi Arabia launches initiative to attract international VCs

| 27/04/2019 | Reply
Saudi Arabia launches initiative to attract international VCs

The platform called ‘Venture’ is run by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), to promote Saudi Arabia as a “future-ready investment destination”.

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Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

| 26/04/2019 | Reply
Indonesia to launch Sharia Economy Masterplan in May

The draft stresses the importance of optimizing the use of the digital economy in the form of e-commerce, marketplaces and financial technology.

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SDGs: An ETF To Save The World

| 25/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: An ETF To Save The World

Due to the unique way the Impact Shares ETFs are structured, every dollar invested in SDGA translates into money for economic development projects worldwide.

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USA: Beyond Meat’s IPO plans give it a $1.2 billion valuation

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
USA: Beyond Meat’s IPO plans give it a $1.2 billion valuation

Today, customers can buy Beyond Meat protein in stores, or eat items made with Beyond Meat proteins at some fast food chains, such as Carl’s Jr.

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SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: What will it take to fix flailing SDG funding?

The international community is not acting fast enough to mobilize finance for the Sustainable Development Goals, experts gathered at the Financing for Development Forum told Devex.

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SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: The fight to define Regenerative Agriculture

Changes of this nature to farming practices could help U.S. agriculture draw down 250 million tons of carbon dioxide annually.

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SDGs: HSBC and Walmart launch green finance program

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: HSBC and Walmart launch green finance program

The retailer has promised to cut one gigaton of carbon emissions from its supply chain by 2030, as part of the company’s wider science-based emissions targets.

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SDGs: Asset managers align investments with UN Sustainable Development Goals

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
SDGs: Asset managers align investments with UN Sustainable Development Goals

But practical integration has its challenges due to data and technology barriers, and deep Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment is still finding its feet.

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Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
Entrepreneur development minister starts working visit to Russia’s Tatarstan

He will represent the government at the 11th International Economic Summit themed “Russia — Islamic World: Kazan Summit 2019” during the period held under the patronage of the President of Tatarstan.

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Opinion: Economy 4.0 is here to stay

| 24/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: Economy 4.0 is here to stay

There is a race between countries and companies to provide platforms and create ecosystems to benefit from this innovation. These new technologies are disruptive and will change every aspect of our lives.

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Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

| 23/04/2019 | Reply
Opinion: What is modest fashion and why is it becoming mainstream?

A quick search of modest fashion on Google produces around 149m results, while Pinterest UK reports that searches for the term are up 500 per cent since the beginning of 2019.

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