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Faith and civil society leaders support fossil fuel divestment by pension funds

More than 70 prominent civil society leaders – including faith leaders, MPs, Councillors, pension fund trustees, investment experts and NGO directors – have signed an open letter countering the Pensions Minister Guy Opperman’s support of continued investment in fossil fuel companies, The Guardian has reported.

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The Bright Now launch: faith, money and ethical investment

By Canon Giles Goddard

Giles Goddard and Mark Letcher at the launch of the Bright Now campaign

We officially launched the Bright Now campaign on Friday 20th September. Our speakers were Mark Letcher, Operation Noah’s Vice-Chair, and Canon Giles Goddard. Here is what Giles had to say:

It’s a great privilege to be speaking at this launch. I have huge respect for the work of Operation Noah; it’s felt, sometimes, as though Christians concerned about climate change are voices crying in the wilderness, and the work of Operation Noah has given me confidence and courage as I’ve worked on this. Read more




Why I changed my mind about church disinvestment

By Operation Noah Board member Bishop David Atkinson.

Operation Noah’s Ash Wednesday Declaration is based on the belief that our life in this world – including our economics and investment policy, and including our response to climate change – needs to be congruent with our faith in God, Creator, Redeemer and Giver of Life. Read more