Finance news

Financial press releases.

  1. 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. 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. 

  3. 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.

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    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.

  5. Church Commissioner for England.

    Church Commissioners for England voice the need for a Just Transition ahead of COP26

    26/10/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England has engaged high carbon-emitting companies on the need for a Just Transition, including multiple global players in the extractives and energy sectors. 

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    First climate policy review from Bayer welcomed by Church Commissioners for England

    20/10/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England has welcomed Bayer’s first Industry Association Climate Review, which the healthcare and agriculture company published as part of its engagement with institutional investors through Climate Action 100+.

  7. Launch of the TPI Global Climate Transition Centre

    Landmark New TPI Global Climate Transition Centre to be created

    19/10/2021

    The President-Elect of the Glasgow COP, Archbishop of Canterbury & CEO of London Stock Exchange Group support landmark launch at opening of Stock Exchange

  8. Church Commissioner for England.

    Church Commissioners outline diversity and inclusion investment principles

    18/10/2021

    The Church Commissioners for England has outlined its current approach to Diversity and Inclusion at the Global Invest Forum run by L’AGEFI in Paris. 

  9. Church Commissioners on engaging with high carbon sectors

    15/10/2021

    Bess Joffe, Head of Responsible Investment at the Church Commissioners for England, participated in a panel discussion hosted by Reuters about Transitional Risks to net zero and joined the Green Alliance to discuss what is next for green finance and climate disclosure.

  10. Eve Poole, Third Church Estates Commissioner

    Church Commissioners recognises Eve Poole’s successes as Third Church Estates Commissioner

    15/10/2021

    Dr Eve Poole, the Third Church Estates Commissioner, stepped down today from her role with the Church Commissioners for England to return to teaching and writing, having successfully led the introduction of the new Cathedrals Measure during her three-year term.