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    General Synod approves greater service flexibility for benefices

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / Synod makes changes affecting groups of rural churches

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    General Synod backs call for homelessness task force

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / Private member's motion approved

  3. New code of practice on ecumenical cooperation approved by General Synod

    21/02/2019

    NEWS / The General Synod has given overwhelming backing to new guidance which will help Church of England congregations to share mission and ministry more easily with a range of churches in their areas.

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    Church Commissioners for England and leading institutional funds welcome Glencore’s climate change commitments

    20/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church Commissioners for England and a leading coalition of investors participating in Climate Action 100+ today welcomed a position statement issued by Glencore significantly strengthening its commitment to combat climate change.

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    Church of England and investors totalling £3/$3.8 trillion AUM welcome statement by BHP regarding tailings dams safety

    19/02/2019

    NEWS / Church of England and investors totalling £3 trillion AUM welcomed today’s statement by BHP chief executive Andrew Mackenzie that backs investors’ call on tailings dam safety. His statement was made today as BHP released its interim results.

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    Church of England announces New Appointments to Ethical Investment Advisory Group

    19/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church of England announced today the new Membership of the Ethical Investment Advisory Group (EIAG), which includes six Independent Members and three Members appointed by the National Investing Bodies of the Church of England.

  7. New Head of Bishoprics and Cathedrals for the Church of England

    13/02/2019

    NEWS / The Church Commissioners are pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Minta as Head of Bishoprics and Cathedrals.

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    New standards on gambling advertisements

    13/02/2019

    STATEMENT / Response to Committee of Advertising Practice on Gambling Advertisements

  9. Church of England leaders call for long view on Character Education and Resilience.

    07/02/2019

    NEWS / Education conference sees Government announcement and Church response

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    Church Commissioners welcome BP backing of shareholder resolution

    04/02/2019

    STATEMENT / The Church Commissioners and other investors have welcomed BP's backing of their shareholder resolution on climate change.