Blog

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

20

Aug

2021

Diocese of Sodor and Man commits to divestment from fossil fuels

On Monday 19 July, the Church of England Diocese of Sodor and Man announced that it has divested from fossil fuel companies and voted to commit to its investments remaining free of holdings in coal, oil and gas in future.

Read more

26

Jul

2021

Our impact investing journey: Sisters of St Joseph of Peace

In this article we share the story of how the Sisters of St Joseph of Peace chose to align their investments with their values.

Read more

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.

Read more

25

Jun

2021

Pressure grows on the oil industry with Dutch court ruling and IEA energy report

In recent weeks, several major developments have taken place which have important implications for the fossil fuel industry and divestment.

Last month, a Dutch court ruled that Shell must almost halve its emissions by 2030, in a judgment that sent shockwaves through the fossil fuel industry. It came soon after an unprecedented report from the International Energy Agency (IEA), which concluded that new oil and gas exploration and development must end this year if we are to limit global average temperature rises to 1.5°C. Together with urgent calls from across the global South, the news adds to the moral case for divesting from fossil fuels.

Read more