Blog Archive: divestment Archives - Bright Now

23

Sep

2021

Catholic young adults call on dioceses to divest in letter to Bishops

This week, 176 Catholic young adults from all 22 dioceses in England and Wales have written an open letter to Catholic bishops calling on all dioceses to divest from fossil fuels ahead of COP26. The open letter published by The Tablet expresses the concern of young people about the ‘the impact of the climate crisis on younger generations and the most vulnerable’.

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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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15

Sep

2021

The Archdiocese of Birmingham divests from fossil fuels

Today, the Archdiocese of Birmingham announced that it has divested from companies which extract fossil fuels with immediate effect, becoming the first Archdiocese in England and Wales to do so.

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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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17

May

2021

Global coalition of faith institutions divest ahead of G7 and COP26

Today, 36 faith institutions from 11 countries announce their divestment from fossil fuels. It comes from institutions in Brazil, Argentina, India, the Philippines, Uganda, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, the UK and the United States. The leadership of these faith organisations highlights the urgent need to divest from fossil fuels and invest in clean alternatives in response to the growing climate crisis.

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7

May

2021

Church of Scotland divests from oil and gas companies

Christian environmental and development charities Operation Noah, Christian Aid and Eco-congregation Scotland, have welcomed the decision of the Church of Scotland Investors’ Trust to sell its shares in oil and gas companies.

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