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Economic impact next stage for Islamic finance, says Zeti


  • Economy
  • Thursday, 4 Oct 2018

Former Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz said: “It needs to go beyond shareholder value, it needs to focus on impacting the economy, well-being of the society and environment".

Former Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz said: “It needs to go beyond shareholder value, it needs to focus on impacting the economy, well-being of the society and environment".

KUALA LUMPUR: Islamic finance should provide a framework to assess the impact on the economy, well-being of the society and environment, says former Bank Negara Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz.

She said on Thursday that greater interest in responsible financing emerged after the 2008 financial crisis, which was advantageous to Islamic banking as it shared similar principles to ethical financing. 

   

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