Washington, D.C. (December 17, 2018) – Monem Salam, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager at Saturna Capital, has received the Islamic Relief USA Award in Sincerity. The award was presented at Islamic Relief USA’s 25th Anniversary Gala in Washington, D.C., and recognizes Salam’s steadfast devotion to the organization’s core values.
“It is a great honor to receive this award,” said Salam. “Islamic Relief USA is an organization that’s done tremendous humanitarian work throughout the United States and the world over the past 25 years. It has been an honor to be a volunteer since its inception.”
In his engagement with Islamic Relief USA, Mr. Salam has worked to bring greater awareness to its causes through his continued involvement in the community. He has led fund-raising events and various initiatives to educate about the importance of helping the poor and vulnerable.
Mr. Salam’s service exemplifies Saturna Capital's spirited ethic of philanthropy and community involvement, which have been part of the firm’s culture since its inception. The company supports the local, community-based organizations through annual donations. It also fosters employee giving through the employee-directed charitable giving program and by encouraging employee volunteer work with the local non-profits.
About Saturna Capital Corporation
“Values-Based Global Asset Managers”
Saturna Capital Corporation, established in 1989 in Bellingham, Washington, USA, is a private, employee-owned, investment adviser with US$3.7 billion in assets under management, providing investment advisory services to mutual funds, institutions, businesses, individuals, and endowments. Saturna Capital is adviser to the Amana Mutual Funds Trust, the oldest and largest family of funds in the US that follow principles of Islamic finance. Saturna Capital is also adviser to the US-based Sextant Mutual Funds and Saturna Sustainable Funds.
For more information about Saturna Capital, visit www.saturna.com.
About Islamic Relief USA
Islamic Relief USA was founded in California in 1993. They serve millions of people each year, providing humanitarian aid in the United States and more than 40 other countries around the world. More information about Islamic Relief USA can be found at irusa.org.