Malaysia Budget 2014 [Download]

Social Responsible Investment (SRI)

Budget 2014 Malaysia“58. Malaysia’s position as a leader in the Islamic capital market is an advantage in attracting funds and issuance of securities. To enhance global competitiveness, efforts will be intensified to promote Malaysia as a market for Social Responsible Investment (SRI).”

“60. The Securities Commission will introduce the Framework of Socially Responsible Sukuk Instrument or SRI Sukuk to finance various sustainable and responsible investment initiatives. In addition, the Government will establish a SRI Fund to be invested in listed companies which demonstrate high accountability, transparency and sustainability, including inclusiveness in diversity encompassing gender, age and ethnicity.

Download the 2014 Budget Speech by Prime Minister of Malaysia.

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