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  1. Exterior view of Holy Trinity Long Itchington

    Church of England restricts investment in climate laggards

    20/01/2022

    The Church of England’s National Investing Bodies (NIBs) are delivering on their 2018 commitment to General Synod to engage with and disinvest from high carbon emitting companies that are not making progress to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement by 2023. 

    5 min read
  2. The Church of England logo.

    Church of England’s Social Investment Programme to support charities to recover from the pandemic

    12/01/2022

    The Church of England’s Social Investment Programme today announced a £1m commitment to the Recovery Loan Fund.

    2 min read
  3. Flora Winfield

    The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has announced the appointment of the Rev’d Canon Dr Flora Winfield as Third Church Estates Commissioner

    11/01/2022

    Canon Winfield was ordained deacon in 1989 and priest in 1994. She has worked in parish and cathedral ministry, university and military chaplaincy, ecumenical and Anglican Communion relations, and humanitarian diplomacy, representing the Anglican Communion at the United Nations. 

    3 min read
  4. IPE Awards Aaron Pinnock on behalf of Church Commissioners

    Church Commissioners named ‘Impactful Leader’

    06/12/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England won IPE’s award for Impact Investment at the European pension publication’s annual awards event. 

    2 min read
  5. Statement following Shell's decision to withdraw from the Cambo oilfield off Scotland

    03/12/2021

    Comment from Adam Matthews, Chief Responsible Investment Officer at the Church of England Pensions Board following the decision of Shell to withdraw from the Cambo oilfield off Scotland.

    1 min read
  6. Flowers are shown next to graves in a church yard a church tower is also shown on the left hand side

    Some of the nation’s largest landowners make unprecedented pact to jointly tackle the climate and nature crises

    29/11/2021

    Some of England’s biggest landowners, who collectively own and manage around 30 percent of England’s land, sign pact to tackle climate change 

    10 min read
  7. TPI Logo

    Transition Pathway Initiative energy report finds only 1 in 10 companies are ambitious enough to keep global warming to 1.5°C

    26/11/2021

    Energy sector is improving its climate performance, but too slowly, concludes research from $39 trillion-backed Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI)

    2 min read
  8. Amanda Nelson EIAG Member

    Ethical Investment Advisory Group welcomes Amanda Nelson

    18/11/2021

    The Church of England’s Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Nelson, CEO and Chair of Vodafone Hungary, to the Group. 

    2 min read
  9. Church Commissioner for England.

    Church Commissioners among leading financial institutions to commit to actively tackle deforestation

    02/11/2021

    More than 30 leading financial institutions, representing over US$ 8.7 trillion in assets under management, including the Church Commissioners for England, have committed to tackle agricultural commodity-driven deforestation as part of broader efforts to drive the global shift towards sustainable production and nature-based solutions.

    2 min read
  10. WISH Generic House Image

    Church of England’s First Social Impact Investment to provide housing for vulnerable women

    01/11/2021

    The Church of England’s Social Impact Investment Programme today announced its first investment, a £1.6 million commitment to the Women in Safe Homes fund.

    3 min read