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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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26

Feb

2020

Jesuits in Britain divest from fossil fuels

The Jesuits in Britain have announced they are divesting from companies whose major income is from the extraction of fossil fuels – the largest Catholic religious order in the UK to join the global divestment movement.

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6

Jan

2020

Epiphany Declaration: 20 Christian organisations divest from fossil fuels

Operation Noah is delighted to announce that 20 Christian organisations in the UK – including churches, dioceses, Synods and religious orders – have announced their divestment from fossil fuels as part of the Epiphany Declaration for Fossil Free Churches. 

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12

Sep

2019

Global coalition of faith institutions announce divestment from fossil fuels

A diverse coalition of 22 faith institutions from around the world have just announced their decision to divest from fossil fuels.

With these commitments and others, the world has reached a new milestone. Since 2014, the value of institutions divesting from fossil fuels has risen from a starting point of $50 billion to more than $11 trillion of assets today.

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13

May

2019

Catholic institutions in major maritime areas divest from fossil fuels

12 Catholic institutions connected to the world’s oceans have announced their commitment to divest from fossil fuels. These include institutions in Panama, the Philippines, Greece and port cities across Europe.

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21

Feb

2019

Catholic religious orders call for urgent action on fossil fuel divestment

On Thursday 14 February, 65 people from more than 20 Catholic religious communities attended a conference hosted by Mount Street Jesuit Centre in London entitled ‘Fossil fuel divestment for a zero-carbon future: A conference for religious’. James Buchanan reports on the day.

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