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Church of England investors hold oil companies to account on climate change

Two multinational oil companies were challenged and commended on their climate change targets by the Church of England this week.

24 May 2019

Church of England national investment bodies strengthen ethical engagement with companies

The national investment bodies of the Church of England have announced a series of success stories with its stakeholder engagement. 

05 March 2019

Lessons for online donation services after fraudsters hit Diocese of Qu’Appelle’s website

The Diocese of Qu’Appelle’s Finance Officer warns church bodies with an online donation facility to make sure it’s protected from fraud.

12 February 2019

New municipal tax measures “threaten churches’ ministry in Jerusalem”, leaders say

Education and health ministries provided by the diocese of Jerusalem could be at risk if the Municipality goes ahead with new taxes.

15 February 2018

C of E investment arm wins international awards

The Church Commissioners, responsible for the Church of England’s historic assets, has won three major prizes for its ethical and responsible investment work.

06 December 2016

Britain's Royal Mint turns to bishop for Christmas coin design

Britain’s Royal Mint has produced the UK’s first-ever Christmas coin – and has turned to the Church in Wales’ Bishop of St Asaph, Gregory Cameron, for its design.

19 October 2016

Support increases for ExxonMobil climate change resolution

Moves by the Church of England’s investment arm, the Church Commissioners, to force global oil giant ExxonMobil to be more transparent in its plans for responding to climate change have received a boost with the news that the two leading proxy advisers, ISS and Glass Lewis, have declared their support for the move.

12 May 2016

Bishop renders four beasts unto Caesar

Britain’s Royal Mint is changing the shape of the UK’s pound coin, replacing the round design with a new 12-sided coin; and today it has released the last ever round pound – with a picture of four royal beasts designed by the Bishop of St Asaph, the Rt Revd Gregory Cameron.

10 May 2016

"God and Money" - Archbishop Welby endorses new videos

Jesus sees people as of infinite value whatever their debt or credit position, the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby said in the first of four new ten-minute videos that have been produced as part of his To Your Credit initiative to create a fairer financial system. The Archbishop says that sovereignty of money over every aspect of life must be challenged.

15 April 2016

Archbishop criticises minimum wage re-brand

An increase of 50 pence per hour in the national minimum wage that employers in the UK must pay their workers has been welcomed by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu. But while welcoming the increase, Dr Sentamu has criticised the British finance minister, George Osborne, for branding the increase as a new Living Wage.

04 April 2016