Do higher ESG scores mean lower carbon footprint?

“Limits to Private Climate Change Mitigation” is an interesting working paper by the IMF on the link between ESG scores and carbon footprint. In principle, greater attention from climate-conscious investors, shareholders, regulators and the general public on ESG considerations should normally encourage firms to improve their ESG scores and, in the process, bring down emissions. … Continue reading Do higher ESG scores mean lower carbon footprint?

Migrations internes induites par le changement climatique : Que doit faire le Maroc ?

Un autre rapport qui nous rappelle à quel point le changement climatique est un énorme défi pour le Maroc ainsi que les autres pays du Maghreb. Ce rapport se focalise précisément sur l’impact des changements climatiques sur les migration internes des populations. Avant d’aborder les recommandations, le rapport énonce les observations suivantes : ** Les ressources en … Continue reading Migrations internes induites par le changement climatique : Que doit faire le Maroc ?

My latest report on financial inclusion in Maghreb countries (published by IKAM)

İKAM Country Report Series, the analysis of the relevant countries in terms of research, education, institutions, finance, implications, and policies is desired to be done to reveal the existing state the Islamic economics in today’s world. In this context, İKAM publishes its 10th Country Report prepared by Wail Mohamed Aaminou on Maghreb Countries (Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia). … Continue reading My latest report on financial inclusion in Maghreb countries (published by IKAM)

Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)

In this book, Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and proposes advices to how to make better sense of one of life's most important topics. Here are some selected quotes from this book: On social comparison There is no need to risk what you have and need … Continue reading Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)

Are universities of the past still the future?

Here are selected quotes from “Are universities of the past still the future?” report. " What if the precipitous changes induced by COVID-19 pandemic are also signals that universities in advanced economies have reached peak international students, peak undergraduate degrees, peak campus and peak rankings? " " by 2030, a quarter of universities in the … Continue reading Are universities of the past still the future?

أوقاف الرعاية الصحية في ضوء قانون المؤسسات الخيرية في إنجلترا وبلاد الغال

ملخص مداخلتي حول أوقاف الرعاية الصحية في ضوء قانون المؤسسات الخيرية في إنجلترا وبلاد الغال خلال المؤتمر الدولي التاسع لفاس حول تاريخ الطب. لا يكمن الحديث عن الأوقاف في بريطانيا دون التطرق إلى كلية ميرتون (أسست سنة 1264) ، النواة الأولى لجامعة أكسفورد والتي صممت اعتمادا على النماذج الوقفية الإسلامية المطبقة في القدس و بلاد … Continue reading أوقاف الرعاية الصحية في ضوء قانون المؤسسات الخيرية في إنجلترا وبلاد الغال

Une volatilité incroyable des cours de matières premières en 2021. Quid de 2022 ?

Une rétrospective sur la volatilité incroyable des cours de matières premières en 2021 notamment en relation avec l’énergie et les métaux de base. L’analyse prévoit un retour à la normale à partir de la seconde moitié de 2022. En attendant, l’incertitude reste le maitre mot et, de ce fait, les risques sociaux, économiques et géopolitiques … Continue reading Une volatilité incroyable des cours de matières premières en 2021. Quid de 2022 ?

Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?

Very interesting report by Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge on possible scenarios to analyze geopolitical climate risks. The basic idea behind the report is that the race to reach net zero as early as possible is not a linear and deterministic trajectory but is rather an uncertain and pliable journey, influenced by human behavior … Continue reading Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?