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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

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


    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


    STATEMENT / Response to Committee of Advertising Practice on Gambling Advertisements

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


    NEWS / Education conference sees Government announcement and Church response

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    Church Commissioners welcome BP backing of shareholder resolution


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

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    Evangelism at heart of General Synod agenda


    NEWS / General Synod to encourage whole church to mobilise.

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    Call for new independent mine safety system to address tailings dam failures


    NEWS / Joint call issued by Church of England funds, Swedish Public Pension funds, Dutch funds APG and Robeco, New Zealand Super, UK’s LGPS Central and US fund BMO Global Asset Management; together with combined assets over £1 / $1.3 / €1.1 trillion