Blog Archive: reinvestment Archives - Bright Now

13

Mar

2017

Divest your church: new resource for local churches available now!

Does your church have investments in fossil fuel companies? Ever thought about moving your money somewhere that builds the world you want to live in?

A new resource produced by Operation Noah, Divest your church, explains how your local church can divest from fossil fuels and reinvest for a brighter future, as well as supporting the campaign for the national Churches to divest. Read more

25

Nov

2016

Church Divestment and Investment for a Zero-Carbon Economy – skill-up day report

On Saturday 19 November, Operation Noah and Quaker Peace & Social Witness organised a skill-up day for campaigners and church treasurers, entitled ‘Church Divestment and Investment for a Zero-Carbon Economy’, which was attended by 40 people from across the churches. The event offered participants the chance to learn more about the range of alternative investment options available, how to divest and reinvest in practice and campaigning for divestment and reinvestment in their churches. Read more

12

Oct

2016

Investing sustainably: church investors challenged to think differently

On Thursday 6 October, church investors and ethical investment advisors from across the churches attended a conference organised by Operation Noah, The Climate Change Collaboration and Quaker Peace & Social Witness. The event, entitled “Investing sustainably: Protecting financial assets and supporting the transition to a zero-carbon future”, challenged the perceived barriers to scaling up investments in clean energy and other climate solutions. Read more

22

Sep

2015

Fossil free divestment passes $2.6T as Leonardo DiCaprio takes the pledge

Global moves to switch investments from fossil fuels to clean energy received a major boost today, when actor, Hollywood A-lister and environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio, announced he and his charitable foundation had committed to disinvest. Read more

1

Sep

2015

Stop Press: Disinvest to reinvest – conference 17th October 2015 now postponed until 2016

The Disinvest to reinvest conference due to take place on Saturday 17th October has been postponed until 2016
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