Blog Archive: JACEI Archives - Bright Now

30

Apr

2021

Methodist Church divests from all fossil fuel companies

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church has fully divested from fossil fuel companies, after selling its remaining shares in Shell and Equinor.

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26

Feb

2021

Hundreds join Methodist divestment webinar with Bill McKibben

On Tuesday 16 February, nearly 400 hundred people joined a webinar on fossil fuel divestment in the Methodist Church organised by Operation Noah, Christian Aid and the Methodist Zero Carbon Group.

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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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29

Jun

2017

Methodist Church takes a step closer to divestment

The annual Methodist Conference has this week voted for the principle of withdrawing investments from fossil fuel companies whose plans are at odds with the Paris Agreement on climate change. Read more