|By PR Newswire||
|October 19, 2016 02:14 PM EDT|
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wahed Invest Inc., the world's first Islamic Robo-advisory firm, supported more than 100 scholars, practitioners, and regulators at the 2016 HUMA Islamic Finance Conference held at Harvard University on October 14 and 15 for a dialogue on the role of Islamic finance on sustainable development goals.
Wahed CEO, Mr. Junaid Wahedna spoke at the conference about the scope and future of the Islamic finance industry and the long-term benefits and impact of Robo-advising on Islamic financing and sustainable development goals. In a statement issued after the conference, Mr. Junaid Wahedna, CEO of Wahed Invest said, "We are proud to be involved in this important conference, both as a participant and a sponsor. I am especially pleased to have had the opportunity to discuss the strategic importance of innovations and leadership in global Islamic finance with some of the world's leading industry scholars and practitioners. Our organization brings world-class technology to the world of ethical financing. The feedback we received from attendees was extremely encouraging."
The two-day event held at the Harvard University campus included sessions to discuss the functions that Islamic finance, with its risk-sharing approach, can perform in achieving the sustainable development goals, while also critically probing the institutional constraints and the product limitations that may challenge the Islamic finance industry in making a meaningful impact.
Wahed is an SEC registered Investment Advisor that provides retail investors with halal portfolio management services. Wahed is currently accessible in the United States and aims to be available in more than 100 countries as early as 2017. The platform can be accessed anytime on www.wahedinvest.com. For further information, please contact Wahed Invest on [email protected] or visit our Press Page at: https://wahedinvest.com/press.php
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