2020 Impact Report
Saturna Sustainable Funds, White Papers - September 2020
Saturna is committed to quality impact analysis, using a quantitative scoring model for each holding as well as a holistic analysis of corporate strategy, impact, and risk. Additionally, we recognize the adoption and implementation of the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can act as a compass for investors.Continue reading . . .
Beyond Bonds: Are Gulf-Region Sukuk the Ultimate Asset Allocation Tools?
From the Yardarm, Saturna Capital - July 2020
This primer provides an overview of the investment landscape and characteristics of sharia-compliant investment certificates, referred to as sukuk, as a market niche that continues to evolve. We cover the risk and return attributes of sukuk and explore their relationship to changes in the price of oil; an important point to consider since hydrocarbons largely drive sukuk issuers’ economies.Continue reading . . .
Episode 3: Investing for Retirement
Halal Money Matters - July 2020
Join hosts Monem Salam, Executive Vice President of Saturna Capital and Portfolio Manger of the Amana Income and Developing World Funds, Christopher Patton, Videographer and Cultural Attaché, and special guest, Owaiz Dadabhoy, Director of Islamic Investing, of Saturna Capital. In this episode, we discuss the importance of saving and investing for retirement, and how to do so in a halal way.Continue reading . . .
Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments
News & Announcements - July 2020
Despite the aim to provide clarity for ERISA fiduciaries, the proposed rulemaking entitled “Financial Factors in Selecting Plan Investments” creates confusion. This appears to be, in part, because of a failure to distinguish ESG integration and economically targeted investing (ETI).Continue reading . . .