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The Diocese of Truro journey towards net zero and investment in climate solutions

Mike Sturgess, Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance for the Diocese of Truro, shares the steps that the diocese has taken on its journey towards reaching net zero by 2030 and investing in climate solutions, including solar power, wind power and battery storage.

In February 2020 the Church of England’s approved its ambitious target to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030. In response, the Diocese of Truro started to develop a new environmental strategy, built around the vision: Cherish Creation, Cut Carbon, Speak Out. This started with every main diocesan committee setting out its own objectives in relation to these three aspects of the strategy.

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Case study: US Dominican Sisters develop Climate Solutions Fund

In this blog post, we are delighted to share how the Dominican Sisters in the US, a group of Catholic religious orders, worked together to develop their own Climate Solutions Fund, building upon their existing socially responsible investment programmes addressing the climate crisis.

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