Blog Archive: Catholic Church Archives - Bright Now

16

Nov

2020

Record number of faith institutions launch new wave of fossil fuel divestment

Today, 47 faith institutions from 21 countries, including nine institutions from the UK, announce their divestment from fossil fuels as a practical response to the climate emergency.

Participating institutions include five Catholic religious orders in the UK, two United Reformed Church Synods, UK-based local Anglican and Methodist churches, the Commission of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Union (Catholic) and American Jewish World Service.

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23

Oct

2020

Webinar shows vital role of Catholic impact investing in advancing just, green recovery

On Wednesday 21 October, Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative, Operation Noah and partner organisations hosted the second part of a webinar series on Catholic investment for an integral ecology.

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1

Oct

2020

Hundreds join webinar for Catholic organisations on fossil fuel divestment

On Tuesday 22 September, Operation Noah and partner organisations hosted the first part of a webinar series on Catholic investment for an integral ecology.

The webinar series is sponsored by Operation Noah, CAFOD, Global Catholic Climate Movement, the Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative, the Conference of Religious, the Association of Provincial Bursars, Trocaire, National Justice & Peace Network and Justice & Peace Scotland.

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7

Sep

2020

Catholic investment for an integral ecology: webinar series

This autumn, join us for a webinar series on fossil fuel divestment and impact investing, entitled Catholic investment for an integral ecology.

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26

Aug

2020

Guest Blog: First UK signatory of the Catholic Impact Investing Pledge

Shaun Cooper is Head of Finance at the Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood, a Catholic religious order that recently became the first UK signatory of the Catholic Impact Investing Pledge.

In this guest blog he shares the background on how and why the congregation decided to begin impact investing.

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23

Jun

2020

Vatican urges Catholics to divest from fossil fuel companies

Last week, the Vatican issued its first-ever set of comprehensive environmental guidelines. The guidelines include an endorsement of fossil fuel divestment, as well as encouragement to participate in the Season of Creation, an annual season for ecological action.

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