Finance news

Financial press releases.

  1. SEC blocks Exxon shareholder proposal co-filed by As You Sow and the Church Commissioners for England for second consecutive year.

    23/03/2020

    Comment by Edward Mason, Head of Responsible Investment at the Church Commissioners for England

  2. Statement from the Church of England.

    Church investors Announce Tougher Line on AGM Voting Policy

    10/03/2020

    The Church Investors Group (CIG or the Group), representing 70 members and £21bn in assets, has this week written to the leaders of FTSE 350 companies to inform them that it will be enhancing its scrutiny of corporates ESG aspects this AGM season.

  3. Church of England Pension Board invests £600 million in global new stock index backing the Paris Climate Agreement

    30/01/2020

    ‘FTSE TPI Climate Transition Index’ launched at London Stock Exchange with £600 million allocation from the Church of England Pensions Board.

  4. Young person holding a sign saying "there is no planet b"

    Church Commissioners for England today reiterated support for the climate-related shareholder resolution, filed against the board of ExxonMobil

    28/01/2020

    The Church Commissioners for England today reiterated support for the climate-related shareholder resolution, filed against the board of ExxonMobil, and calls on Exxon not to block the resolution going to a vote in 2020. 

  5. Investor Action on Tailings Dam Safety, One Year After the Brumadinho Disaster

    24/01/2020

    Four major announcements and Calls for Action have been made in London on the eve of the 1st anniversary of the disaster.

  6. Church of England National Investing Bodies join UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance

    22/01/2020

    Today in Davos, the Church of England’s three National Investing Bodies (NIBS) representing over £12 billion in assets under management, have joined the United Nations-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance.

  7. Press release from the Church of England.

    Investors, banks and insurers review global progress in addressing tailings dam safety

    31/10/2019

    NEWS / Nine months after the Brumadinho disaster in Brazil, investors from the Mining and Tailings Safety Initiative, met with mining companies and leading experts to review international progress on mining and tailing safety.

  8. Gareth Mostyn proposed as Secretary and Chief Executive of the Church Commissioners for England

    22/10/2019

    NEWS / The Chief Executive Officer acts as the Secretary to the Church Commissioners, supporting the Commissioners in strategic policy and prioritisation.

  9. Church of England Pensions Board Tables Shareholder Resolution at BHP Group

    17/10/2019

    NEWS / Today the Church of England Pensions Board tabled a shareholder resolution with Australian, Danish and Dutch investors, at the AGM of BHP, the world’s largest mining company.

  10. Statement from the Church of England.

    BHP Shareholder Resolution: Statement from Church of England Pensions Board

    08/10/2019

    NEWS / Statement from the Church of England Pensions Board as a supporter of the BHP shareholder resolution.