Posts tagged 'press release'

Investing sustainably: church investors challenged to think differently

Posted in: News
Date posted: 7 October 2016

The Climate Change Collaboration, Operation Noah and Quaker Peace & Social Witness have organised a conference for church investors that challenges the perceived barriers to scaling up investments in clean energy and other climate solutions.

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Operation Noah welcomes major divestment commitments

Posted in: News
Date posted: 22 September 2015

Press release: Operation Noah has welcomed the news announced today that the global movement to divest assets from fossil fuels has crossed the trillion-dollar threshold.

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Operation Noah welcomes the Pope’s timely encyclical on the environment and climate change

Posted in: News
Date posted: 18 June 2015

Press release: Operation Noah welcomes this important moment as the Pope takes a bold stance on climate change ahead of the critical COP21 UN climate negotiations this December. His concerns for people and the planet resonate loud and clear at a time of increasing climate instability affecting the world’s poor and vulnerable and threatening the integrity of God’s creation. His council urges us to take seriously the complex moral and social issues that climate change poses. Read more

Methodist Church edges towards fossil fuel disinvestment but fails to commit

Posted in: News
Date posted: 5 May 2015

Press release, 30 April: In a new climate change policy, the Methodist Church has set criteria for excluding tar sands and thermal coal companies, but fails to join a growing list of fossil free churches, public bodies and leading charitable trusts by sending a clear signal that it will disinvest. Read more

Church of England divests £12 million from coal and tar sands companies

Posted in: News
Date posted: 5 May 2015

Press release, 1 May: The Church of England divests £12 million from thermal coal and tar sands companies and states that it will divest from other fossil fuel companies that do not take seriously their responsibility to assist transition to low-carbon economy.

In a new climate change policy, the Church of England has taken a significant step towards divestment by excluding companies deriving more than 10% of their revenues from tar sands and thermal coal, deeming such companies to be inconsistent with the transition to a low-carbon economy. The Church has also committed to increase its investment in climate adaptation and sectors such as renewable energy. Read more

Press release: Ash Wednesday Declaration bears fruit on Good Friday

Posted in: News
Date posted: 31 March 2015

Twenty Anglican bishops have just released a statement entitled The World is our Host for Good Friday, which calls Churches to urgent prayer and action for climate justice and ‘sets a new agenda on climate change for the 85 million-strong Anglican Communion.’ Operation Noah welcomes this strong and positive statement, with its clear emphasis on the need for practical and prayerful action by Christians everywhere. Read more

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