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  1. Mining 2030 Logo

    New Global Commission launched to raise mining sustainability standards by 2030


    Investor Commission advised by UN Environment Programme, to develop ambitious agenda to ensure growth in mineral demand does zero harm to people and the environment

    6 min read
  2. CofE Pensions Board logo

    New Independent Global Tailings Management Institute Announced to Drive Mining Industry Safety Standard


    On the eve of the fourth anniversary of the Brumadinho Tailings dam disaster that resulted in the deaths of 270 people, the United Nations Environment Programme and the Church of England Pensions Board announced the formation of an independent Global Tailings Management Institute aimed at driving mining industry safety standards.

    4 min read
  3. Queen Anne's Bounty Charter

    Archives revealing Church of England’s links to historic transatlantic slavery to be displayed in new Lambeth Palace Library exhibition


    Enslavement: Voices from the Archives, opens to the public at Lambeth Palace Library, in central London, on 12 January 2023.

    3 min read
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    Church Commissioners publishes full report into historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery and announces new funding commitment of £100m in response to findings


    The report follows an interim announcement in June 2022, which reported for the first time, and with great dismay, that the Church Commissioners’ endowment had historic links to transatlantic chattel slavery*

    6 min read
  5. Deforestation

    Church of England’s National Investing Bodies publish Deforestation Policy


    Deforestation sits at the heart of climate, biodiversity and food and water security challenges, all of which many parts of the world are currently struggling to address.

    1 min read
  6. CofE Pensions Board logo

    Shareholder Summit to address excessive executive pay hosted by Church of England Pensions Board


    The Church of England Pensions Board this week (Wednesday 14 December) will host investors, regulators, FTSE 100 remuneration committee chairs and other interested stakeholders to review the current state of executive corporate pay. 

    2 min read
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    Church Commissioners to vote against companies that fail to meet expectations on human rights


    To mark Human Rights Day, the Church Commissioners for England today announces it will begin to vote against companies that fail to meet its expectations on human rights.

    2 min read
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    Church Commissioners and Landlink Estates submit outline planning for 2,200-home mixed-use development in West Sussex


    The Church Commissioners for England and Landlink Estates have submitted an outline planning application for a mixed-use development in Bersted, providing much needed housing and employment in one of the country’s most undersupplied and least affordable areas.

    3 min read
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    Pensions Board-chaired global initiative publishes first progress report on steps to reach net-zero goals


    The Paris Aligned Asset Owners initiative, an international group of asset owners committed to supporting the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner, has published its first Progress Report showcasing the steps asset owners are taking to reach their net-zero goals.  

    2 min read