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  1. Church of England Pensions Board logo

    Sustainability blind spot?


    For something that’s not well known outside the world of pensions, bulk annuities are surprisingly big business.

    3 min read
  2. Pensions Board preview image

    Five years after the Brumadinho Tailings Disaster


    Over half the mining sector by market capitalisation now committed to using global standard to manage tailings risk. $25tn investor initiative to target laggard firms.

    6 min read
  3. Food being picked in field

    Church Commissioners publishes report on human rights best practice for investors


    The Church Commissioners for England has explained how it is holding company management accountable to its investor expectations on human rights in a new Human Rights report.

    1 min read
  4. Tom Joy - Chief Investment Officer, Church Commissioners for England

    Church Commissioners’ CIO Tom Joy to leave post in April


    Tom Joy, Chief Investment Officer at the Church Commissioners for England, has announced his departure after 14 years in the role.

    2 min read
  5. Parish Giving Scheme

    Church of England’s Parish Giving Scheme now available across all dioceses


    The Church of England’s National Church Institutions have taken ownership of the Parish Giving Scheme (PGS), a free giving service that allows parishioners to donate to their church, with 100% of each donation going to the beneficiary.

    1 min read
  6. Isobel Mitchell

    Deforestation-free by 2025 – ambitious, but vital


    Comment by Isobel Mitchell, Responsible Investment Analyst, Church Commissioners for England.

    5 min read
  7. Church of England Pensions Board - Climate Action Plan 2023
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  8. St Andrew’s Church of England Primary School, Chedworth

    Church of England launches initiative to help schools reach Net Zero


    The Church of England has launched an ambitious initiative to help its network of schools reach net zero, as part of the first phase of its multi-million-pound Net Zero Carbon Programme.

    3 min read
  9. Wind Turbine on Church Commissioners land

    Church Commissioners for England strengthens responsible investment activity with revised strategy


    The Church Commissioners for England has published its 2022 Stewardship Report which articulates a revised responsible investment strategy focussed on three key systemic risks: climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and social inequality.

    2 min read
  10. Solar Panels on the tower of St Paternus, North Petherwin

    Church of England invests GBP 30m in kickstarting net zero plans


    Thousands of churches, cathedrals, schools and clergy houses in England will benefit from the first phase of grants and projects worth £30 million, as part of the Church of England’s ambitious plan to achieve net zero by 2030.

    3 min read