Climate change related articles
NEWS / Church Commissioners for England file shareholder proposal asking ExxonMobil to set goals in-line with Paris Agreement
The Church Commissioners for England, as the Church of England's endowment fund has asked the BP board at its Annual General Meeting to say whether it plans to achieve net-zero emissions between 2050-2070.
The Church Investors Group (CIG or the Group), representing 70 members and £21bn in assets, has this week written to the leaders of FTSE 350 companies to inform them that it will be enhancing its scrutiny of corporates ESG aspects this AGM season.
Jo Chamberlain has been appointed as the National Environment Officer for the Church of England, taking forward the strategy developed by the Environment Working Group
The Church of England launches energy rating system similar to those used for household appliances for church buildings as General Synod considers a major new proposal to reach ‘net zero’ CO2 emissions.
The Church of England Pensions Board has asked questions at the BP Annual General Meeting about corporate lobbying on climate change and the Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI).
NEWS / Shell has announced plans to set short-term targets to reduce the carbon footprint of its energy projects following engagement led by the Church of England Pensions Board
The Church of England has clarified the scope and definition of net-zero following General Synod’s pledge to achieve net-zero by 2030.
The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, was invited by the Archbishop of Canterbury to lead the Church of England’s Environment Programme with a charge to lead bold, deliberate, collaborative action across the Church to tackle the grave existential crises of climate change and biodiversity loss. He took up the post in June 2021. This is a brief overview of his priorities in this role and answers to some frequently asked questions.
The Bishop of Norwich, Graham Usher, will lead the Church of England’s Environment Programme.