Blog Archive: July 2020 - Bright Now

14

Jul

2020

Guest blog: Methodist Council to debate fossil fuel investments

Revd John Howard, former Chair of the Methodist Church’s Joint Advisory Council on the Ethics of Investment (JACEI) from 2008-2016, seconded a motion on fossil fuel divestment at the Methodist Conference last month. In this guest blog, he offers reflections on the 2020 Conference and the important decisions to be made at Methodist Council this autumn.

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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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1

Jul

2020

Methodist Conference supports motion on divestment and refers decision to Methodist Council

The Methodist Conference, which is meeting virtually this year, debated divestment from fossil fuel companies on Tuesday.

Conference members voted to support an amended motion and referred the decision on divestment to the Methodist Council, a smaller representative body, in the autumn.

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