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  1. Church of England Pensions Board logo

    Sustainability blind spot?

    30/01/2024

    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

    24/01/2024

    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

    17/01/2024

    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

    10/01/2024

    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

    04/01/2024

    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

    21/12/2023

    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

    26/10/2023

    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

    18/10/2023

    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

    12/10/2023

    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