In 2014 the Malaysia Securities Commission (SC) launched a Sustainable and Responsible Investment (SRI) Sukuk framework to facilitate the financing of sustainable and responsible investment initiatives. The SRI Sukuk framework is an extension of the existing Sukuk framework and all the other requirements in the Guidelines on Sukuk continue to apply. The additional areas addressed in the framework for the issuance of SRI Sukuk include utilisation of proceeds, eligible SRI projects, disclosure requirements, appointment of an independent party and reporting requirements.
Industry sectors covered by the instrument
Organizations covered by the instrument
All listed companies
Type of instrument
Code of conduct or guideline
Mandatory or voluntary
The geographical scope