GIB: AN INTEGRATED STRATEGY TO DRIVE SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT
This practical example demonstrates how GIB Asset Management (GIB AM) developed its corporate vision and strategy to meet the growing demand for sustainable financial solutions in the market and embedded the following strategic objectives into its day-to-day business activities:
- Developing products – with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) related offerings;
- Diversifying its client base;
- Embedding sustainability throughout the organization, holding the same standards internally as GIB AM expects from others.
GIB AM offers clients integration of both Islamic finance principles and ESG factors in its products and investment decision-making process. The similarities and differences between these approaches are summarized in the practical example to highlight the considerations that are taken into account when integrating sustainability into GIB AM’s strategy and practices.