Saturna Sdn Bhd Wins 2021 GIFA Power Award for Islamic Asset Management

Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) honors their 11th annual award winners

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia — September 14, 2021 – The Global Islamic Finance Awards Committee has chosen Saturna Sdn Bhd to receive the Power Award (Islamic Asset Management) 2021. Saturna Sdn Bhd was selected among four institutions under consideration for the Power Award.

“We are honored to receive the GIFA Power Award,” said Ms. Shahariah Shaharudin, president of Saturna Sdn Bhd. “There are not many true global Islamic ESG asset managers around. As a group, we have been in this line for over 30 years. This award is in recognition of the hard work of our crewmembers in Kuala Lumpur and all of our crewmembers in the US. Saturna will continue to integrate sustainable investments to benefit our clients for a better future.”

The 11th annual GIFA Awards Ceremony took place as a virtual event on September 14, 2021.  

About Saturna Sdn Bhd

"...enjoining the good..." (Quran 3:104)

Saturna Sdn. Bhd., located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saturna Capital that specializes in Islamic-compliant investment management services for individuals and institutions.  

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About Saturna Capital Corporation

Active investing to reflect your values

Saturna Capital Corporation, established in 1989 in Bellingham, Washington, USA, is a private, employee-owned, investment adviser with US$6.2 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.

About the Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA)

Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA)

The Global Islamic Finance Awards (GIFA) are highly coveted and respected market-led awards in global Islamic banking and finance. The awards recognize excellence in governments, institutions, and individuals who have exhibited outstanding achievements in their respective fields, contributing to the sustainability of Islamic banking and finance as a viable system within the global international financial architecture.

The GIFA Awards Committee chose Saturna Bdn Bhd from among four finalists under consideration for the Power Award. Selection criteria include consideration of innovation, the breadth and depth of product and service offerings, if the candidate institution has an international presence, and promotion of growth within the Islamic financial industry. GIFA also considers social responsibility, Shariah authenticity, and commitment to Islamic Banking and Finance.