Blog Archive: Church of England Archives - Bright Now

22

Sep

2021

Diocese of Truro divests from fossil fuel companies

The Diocese of Truro has announced that it has fully divested from fossil fuel investments. Having committed to becoming net zero by 2030, the diocese announced that it no longer invests in funds that include fossil fuel extraction.

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20

Jul

2021

Global divestment announcement: Divest your church in the year of COP26

Together with our friends at the Global Catholic Climate Movement, World Council of Churches, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah is delighted to launch the next global divestment announcement for faith organisations, which will take place on 26 October 2021.

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9

Apr

2021

Diocese of Oxford completes divestment from fossil fuel companies

The Diocese of Oxford has completed its divestment from fossil fuel companies, becoming the first Church of England diocese to publicly announce its divestment.

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7

Apr

2021

Anglican Communion webinar highlights local and global leadership on divestment

Operation Noah, together with the Anglican Communion Environmental Network, Christian Aid, Tearfund and Eco-congregation Scotland, hosted a webinar on divestment attended by over 220 people on Thursday 25 March.

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16

Nov

2020

Record number of faith institutions launch new wave of fossil fuel divestment

Today, 47 faith institutions from 21 countries, including nine institutions from the UK, announce their divestment from fossil fuels as a practical response to the climate emergency.

Participating institutions include five Catholic religious orders in the UK, two United Reformed Church Synods, UK-based local Anglican and Methodist churches, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (Catholic) and American Jewish World Service.

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9

Jul

2020

Church of England fund managed by CCLA exits from fossil fuel investments

One of the Church of England’s three National Investing Bodies, which is managed by investment management company CCLA, has recently sold its last remaining shares in fossil fuel companies.

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