Socially Responsible Investing

Socially Responsible Investing

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March 5, 2018

The Episcopal Church Executive Council Investment Committee (ECIC) recently adopted guidelines in response to General Convention resolution C045 (2015), Call for Investing in Clean and Renewable Energy, regarding Episcopal Church investments in fossil fuels. 

ECIC has been addressing...

February 27, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods said Feb. 28 that it would stop selling assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and would no longer sell firearms to anyone younger than 21. Photo: Dick’s Sporting Goods

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council...

October 12, 2017

The Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (EJLC) has awarded three loans totaling $950,000 to community development organizations to assist in affordable housing and small business development in areas that lack access to traditional lending.

The Economic Justice Loan Committee...

May 31, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Shareholders of the oil giant ExxonMobil pushed through a resolution on climate change at the company’s AGM on May 31 despite strong opposition from the board of directors. The motion, tabled by the Church Commissioners, the financial arm of the Church of...

March 1, 2017

[Church Pension Fund news release] The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, announced March 2 that it served as an anchor investor in the Developing World Markets’ $60.8 million Off-Grid, Renewable and Climate Action (ORCA) Impact Note....

February 6, 2017

[Canticle Communications] Episcopal dioceses, parishes and institutions take pains to invest their money in ways that advance their gospel-centered values, and two major church organizations are doing so through recently-launched fossil fuel-free portfolio options from Church Investment Group (...

January 18, 2017

N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, announced that the Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (ELJC) recently approved five investments in community development financial intermediaries, totaling $1.4 million.

"We are happy to approve new loans with groups...

July 23, 2015

By: The Public Affairs Office

N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, announced that The Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (ELJC) of the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society has approved four investments in community development financial intermediaries, totaling $1.2 million.

In May...

July 11, 2011

The Church of England's Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) said it will consider selling its 3.8 million-pound (US$6 million) investment in News Corp. unless the media organization conducts a full and open inquiry into a phone hacking scandal.

The EIAG said in a statement that it...

June 28, 2011

Forty years ago, then-Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop John Hines appeared at a General Motors stockholders meeting to ask the company to quit doing business in South Africa because of that country's policy of apartheid. Today, the church continues to make its voice heard in company boardrooms...

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