Blog Archive: March 2020 - Bright Now

23

Mar

2020

URC West Midlands Synod divests from fossil fuels

The United Reformed Church’s (URC) West Midlands Synod Trust has decided to end investments in fossil fuel companies, becoming the latest URC organisation to divest.

The Synod Trust reported at a meeting in January that it had completed its divestment process. The action is taken as part of the Synod’s commitment to reducing the human impact on the climate.

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19

Mar

2020

New date for global divestment announcement: 18 May 2020

Together with our friends at the World Council of Churches, the Global Catholic Climate Movement, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, Operation Noah has been planning a global divestment announcement for faith organisations at the end of March 2020, which was due to coincide with the Economy of Francesco conference in Assisi.

We have been following the news in recent weeks on the coronavirus outbreak here in the UK and around the world and are remembering all those affected and everyone working to control the outbreak in our prayers.

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13

Mar

2020

Sisters of St Joseph of Peace divest from fossil fuels

The Sisters of St Joseph of Peace have announced they have completed the divestment of their UK investment portfolio. The sisters made the decision to divest in 2018 and were 100% fossil free in 2019. 

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