Socially Responsible Investing

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October 21, 2019

En su reunión de otoño en Montgomery, Alabama, el Consejo Ejecutivo de la Iglesia Episcopal adoptó e implementó una pantalla de inversión en los derechos humanos para responder a una resolución de la Convención General de 2018, que ordena a la Iglesia Episcopal a “unirse a la acción de la...

October 21, 2019

At their fall meeting in Montgomery, Ala. the Executive Council of The Episcopal Church adopted and implemented a human rights investment screen to respond to a 2018 General Convention resolution, which directs The Episcopal Church to “join with the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America’s...

July 12, 2018

[Episcopal News Service – Austin, Texas] The House of Bishops on July 12 approved a resolution to develop and implement a “shareholder engagement plan” to guide dioceses, churches and individual Episcopalians investing in gun manufacturers and retailers to change company policies through...

March 5, 2018

The Episcopal Church Executive Council Investment Committee (ECIC) recently adopted guidelines in response to General Convention resolution C045 (2015), Call for Investing in Clean and Renewable Energy, regarding Episcopal Church investments in fossil fuels. 

ECIC has been addressing...

February 27, 2018

Dick’s Sporting Goods said Feb. 28 that it would stop selling assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and would no longer sell firearms to anyone younger than 21. Photo: Dick’s Sporting Goods

[Episcopal News Service] The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council...

October 12, 2017

The Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (EJLC) has awarded three loans totaling $950,000 to community development organizations to assist in affordable housing and small business development in areas that lack access to traditional lending.

The Economic Justice Loan Committee...

May 31, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Shareholders of the oil giant ExxonMobil pushed through a resolution on climate change at the company’s AGM on May 31 despite strong opposition from the board of directors. The motion, tabled by the Church Commissioners, the financial arm of the Church of...

March 1, 2017

[Church Pension Fund news release] The Church Pension Fund (CPF), a financial services organization that serves the Episcopal Church, announced March 2 that it served as an anchor investor in the Developing World Markets’ $60.8 million Off-Grid, Renewable and Climate Action (ORCA) Impact Note....

February 6, 2017

[Canticle Communications] Episcopal dioceses, parishes and institutions take pains to invest their money in ways that advance their gospel-centered values, and two major church organizations are doing so through recently-launched fossil fuel-free portfolio options from Church Investment Group (...

January 18, 2017

N. Kurt Barnes, Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, announced that the Episcopal Church Economic Justice Loan Committee (ELJC) recently approved five investments in community development financial intermediaries, totaling $1.4 million.

"We are happy to approve new loans with groups...

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