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Financial press releases.

  1. CofE Pensions Board logo

    Church of England Pensions Board response to the ISSB consultation

    29/07/2022

    The Church of England Pensions Board submitted a response to the consultation for the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)’s Exposure Draft IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information.

    5 min read
  2. Archbishop of York at General Synod

    General Synod welcomes £3.6bn investment in mission and ministry

    09/07/2022

    The Church of England’s General Synod today welcomed the Church Commissioners’ and Archbishops’ Council’s long term spending plans.  

    2 min read
  3. Church Commissioners for England Logomark

    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages one of the largest endowment funds in the UK, raises £550 million via a debut bond issue to support its long-term charitable objectives and investment goals

    08/07/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages a £10.1 billion endowment fund to provide long-term financial support for the mission and ministry of the Church of England, has raised £550 million, made up of a £250 million Sustainability Bond with a 10-year maturity and a £300 million conventional bond with a 30-year maturity.

    6 min read
  4. Jennifer Longstaff

    Church Commissioners appoint planning specialist to aid affordable housing delivery

    29/06/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England has appointed Jennifer Longstaff, formerly associate director of Savills’ Newcastle office, as Strategic Land and Affordable Housing Asset Manager. 

    2 min read
  5. Stewardship Report Cover Graphic

    Church Commissioners for England marks its portfolio’s positive Impact

    21/06/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England, a leading responsible investor with £10.1bn assets under management and signatory to the UK Stewardship Code, announces advances made in impact investing as part of its broader focus on three guiding pillars of work: Respect for the Planet, Respect for People and Corporate Governance.

    3 min read
  6. Sofia Bartholdy RI Net Zero Lead CC

    Church Commissioners appoint new Net Zero Lead as Responsible Investment team grows

    20/06/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England announced today the appointment of Sofia Bartholdy as Net Zero Lead, a new role in the Commissioners’ Responsible Investment team.

    2 min read
  7. Church Commissioners for England Crest

    Church Commissioners’ research identifies historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery 

    16/06/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England has learned from research it commissioned that Queen Anne’s Bounty, a predecessor fund of the Church Commissioners’ £10.1 billion endowment, had links with transatlantic chattel slavery.

    3 min read
  8. CofE Pensions Board logo

    12 leading UK pension funds to collaborate in support of climate transition in emerging markets

    12/05/2022

    A group of 12 leading UK pension funds convened by the Church of England Pensions Board, representing £400bn assets under management and working on behalf of over 18 million members, will jointly consider how to support the climate transition in emerging markets.

    5 min read
  9. Church Commissioners for England Logomark

    Church Commissioners reports strong financial returns in 2021 of 13.3%

    11/05/2022

    The Church Commissioners for England, which manages the endowment fund of the Church of England, published its financial results for 2021 today in its Annual Report. 

    2 min read
  10. Church of England Pensions Board logo at the LSE

    The Church of England Pensions Board 10 years ahead of target to meet 2050 net zero goal

    05/05/2022

    Board tracks progress in its second annual Stewardship Report and outlines shift in engagement focus from the supply side oil and gas to demand side such as the auto sector

    5 min read