Why are Islamic countries so interested in ‘Green Economy’? The book, Green Deen: What Islam Teaches about Protecting the Planet by Ibrahim Abdul-Matin states that 12% of the Koran’s verses concern care for planet Earth. This, he claims, is why Islam is totally behind Sustainable Development and its UN programs.Read More
The Islamic business community is emerging as the primary advocate of the UN’s Green Economy. This reflects the “Green Deen”, where deen means ‘way’ in Arabic. The Green Deen in a prominent doctrine in the Koran, where up to 12 percent of its verses deal with environmental issues.