Blog Archive: fossil free investment Archives - Bright Now

3

Dec

2019

First local Methodist church divests from fossil fuels

Ivybridge Methodist Church in Devon has decided to end its investments in fossil fuels, becoming the first local Methodist church in the UK to divest.

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14

Nov

2019

Could your church join the Epiphany Declaration for Fossil Free Churches?

Today, we are launching the next joint divestment announcement for local churches and Christian organisations, which will take place on the Epiphany (6 January 2020).

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12

Nov

2019

CCLA Investment Management launches fossil free fund

Investment management company CCLA, which manages investments on behalf of many Church of England dioceses and local churches, as well as Churches of other denominations, has announced that its COIF Charities Ethical Investment Fund is going fossil free.

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15

May

2019

United Reformed Church votes to divest from fossil fuels

The United Reformed Church (URC) unanimously approved a proposal to sell its investments in fossil fuel companies at a governing body meeting yesterday evening.

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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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