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PRESS RELEASE: As Fossil Fuel Companies Explore for New Oil and Gas, People of Faith Announce 31 Divestment Commitments, Urge Other Faith Groups to Divest

Posted in: Blog, Campaigning, Featured, News
Date posted: 20 April 2023

Led by the UK – where most Christian groups have divested, including over half of all Church of England dioceses – today’s global divestment announcement by 31 faith institutions from six countries comes as grassroots campaigners call on more faith groups to stop funding fossil fuels. Today’s divestment announcement by faith institutions represents well over $2 billion in assets under management.

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PRESS RELEASE: Global faith institutions announce divestment as oil and gas companies threaten 1.5°C climate goal with reckless expansion plans

Posted in: Blog, Featured, News
Date posted: 5 July 2022

In a challenge to the fossil fuel industry’s dangerous expansion plans and increasingly empty rhetoric on climate, 35 faith institutions from seven countries today announced their divestment from fossil fuel companies. Organised by the World Council of Churches, Operation Noah, Laudato Si’ Movement, Green Anglicans and GreenFaith, this latest divestment announcement comes from faith institutions in Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Ireland, Italy, the UK and the US.

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