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Without a vision,
the people perish.

– Proverbs 29:18
 
FOR PEOPLE
AND PLANET

EVENTS

Find out more about significant FaithInvest events and activities, as well as links to our events listings below.

UPCOMING EVENTS

We're hosting or involved in...
5 September 2024
Online Forum 10.00 ET | 15.00 BST 
Faith-Consistent Investing (FCI) Interest Group Quarterly Forum

At this Forum we'll hear from Rabbi Jacob Siegel, the author of Put Your Money Where Your Soul Is: Jewish Wisdom to Transform Your Investments for Good, and others. More details on this Forum will be posted soon. 

FORUM REGISTRATION

We're attending or interested in...
29-31 July 2024
In-person Event St Louis MO, USA
Ascension Investment Management 

Event includes the Impact Investment Forum & the Annual Investment Conference. 

25-26 September 2024
In-person Event Chicago IL, USA
Catholic Social Teaching & Investing Summit

A first of its kind gathering to bring together the Francesco Collaborative and Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative communities. Summit goals:

  • To cultivate new and bold leadership in the faith-based impact investing space.

  • To offer meaningful opportunities to meet, collaborate, and build relationships with others committed to this work.

  • To generate thoughtful, concrete proposals that will advance the leading edge of Catholic impact investing.

For Information and to register click HERE

7-9 Oct 2024
In-person Event Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, UK
Association of Provincial Bursars Conference

The Annual Conference provide valued opportunities for members to keep their knowledge base up-to-date and to spend time together.

28-30 Oct 2024
In-person Event San Francisco CA, USA
SOCAP 24 

SOCAP Global & Sorensen Institute hosting Going Deeper - Catalyzing Systems Change.

Our next live-taught, online FCI course starts in October
Four-week online course; 1.5 hours per session starts 29 October!
Faithful Finance: An introduction to aligning investments with faith values
 

The third session of our online, live-taught training course will take place in autumn 2024, beginning 29 October. Designed for organisations wanting to deepen their faith-consisting investing journey, the course covers the foundational principles of faith-based investing.

  • For faith-based organisations

  • Suitable for all religious traditions

  • Four dynamic and engaging sessions delivered over four weeks

  • £295 per person (limited number of bursaries available)

FIND OUT ABOUT OUR KEY EVENTS
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MAY 2023
INVESTING IN A
LIVEABLE FUTURE

Joint FaithInvest and Christian Aid conference exploring how business networks, investors and development agencies can work together.

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OCTOBER 2022
BOLD PLANS AND FAITH-CONSISTENT INVESTING

'Excellent', 'riveting', 'inspiring', 'mind opening' – some of the words used to describe our two-day Bold Plans conference on faith-consistent investing

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JUNE 2021
PRAGMATIC FAITH-CONSISTENT INVESTING

A year after we'd had to postpone our first in-person conference due to Covid, we finally met online to discuss aligning values and investments.

EVENTS ARCHIVE

2024 EVENTS
29-31 July 2024 – In-person event, St Louis MO, USA
Seventh Annual Catholic Investor Symposium
Hosted by Knights of Columbus Asset Advisers. Mathew Jensen, CFA will participate in a panel discussion Catholic Investor Roundtable.
 
26 June 2024 – One-hour workshop
Unlock the power of your investments through faith-consistent investing

At this bespoke workshop for the Association of Provincial Bursars, participants will be introduced to the principles and practices of faith-consistent investing and empowered to take greater control and have confidence in their investment decisions. For information on how your group can schedule a faith-consistent investing workshop contact FaithInvest at training@faithinvest.org

20 June 2024 – Webinar
The Green Investment Declaration: How to join the movement

The Green Investment Declaration aims to support Churches and other faith institutions to increase their investment in climate solutions. Operation Noah and the JustMoney Movement will lead an interactive session exploring this initiative, and how to take your next steps into impact investing.  Both Mathew Jensen and Catherine Devitt from FaithInvest will speak at this webinar. 

May 31-June 4, 2024 – Conference, Castel Gandolfo, Italy
One Human Family International Interreligious Conference

Organised by the Focolare Movement, FaithInvest led a session on Faith, Values, and Investments'., with Sr Maamalifar Poreku, of UISG, Omar Shaikh, CEO of Global Ethical Finance Initiative, and Faithinvest's Susie Weldon.

6 June 2024 – Online forum
FCI Interest Group Quarterly Forum
Practical insights on implementing FCI and critical lessons learned from the Society of the Holy Child Jesus and the Unitarian Universalist Association. 
 
23 May 2024 - In-person event, London
Social Impact Investment in Development

At this roundtable we'll explore how faith-based NGOs and businesses can look toward moving from aid to investment in the communities that we work in.

16 May 2024 - Webinar
Practical Conversations on Ecological Economics
This webinar, hosted by the Laudato Si’ Action Platform and FaithInvest, aims to provide attendees with actionable guidance on making ethical investment choices and financial decisions that not only benefit them, but also contribute to the health of our planet. During this webinar, experts in the field of ecological economics will delve into the principles of sustainability and how these can be integrated into personal and organizational financial practices. FaithInvest’s Director of Programmes, Mathew Jensen, will present.
11 April 2024 - webinar
Catholic Social Teaching and Ecological Economics

As we confront the dual challenges of ecological degradation and poverty, it is imperative that we align our economic systems with principles of sustainability and justice. How can Catholic Social Teaching inform and guide new ecologically sound and socially equitable economic models? This webinar is organised by the Laudato Si' Action Platform and co-sponsored by FaithInvest.

28 February - 20 March 2024 – training
Faithful Finance: An Introduction to Investing in line with Values
Our first four-week, live-taught online course is designed to enable you to dive deep with confidence into the world of faith-consistent investing. The next one starts in May 2024 – see above.
7 March 2024 Virtual meeting
FCI Interest Group Quarterly Forum
At our 7th March meeting, we explored developing-market climate investing - and a potential path for more involvement from Faiths - with Green Climate Fund (GCF), the world's largest climate fund. 
2 March 2024 Virtual Workshop / Webinar
Together for Europe - Called to Unity: Towards an Ecology of Relationships
FaithInvest CEO Lorna Gold and Programme Manager Catherine Devitt spoke at this event, which was prepared by Together for Europe with representatives of various Churches, Movements and Communities.
  
18January 2024
Webinar: Faith action for better human, animal and planetary health   

The UN has identified food system transformation as an urgent priority if we are to achieve the objectives of a wide range of international Conventions, including the Paris Climate Agreement. Food systems contribute up to one third of greenhouse gas emissions and up to 80 per cent of biodiversity loss. Speakers include:

  • Dr Vandana Shiva, Activist, Academic and Campaigner

  • Azmaira Alibhai, Faith & Ecosystems Coordinator, Faith for Earth, UNEP 

  • Martin Palmer, Founding President, FaithInvest

  • Dr David Clough, Chair of Theology and Applied Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Co-founder, CreatureKind 

  • Dr Thomas Legrand, Lead Technical Advisor, Conscious Food Systems Alliance (UNDP) 

  • Dr Marium Husain, Lead author, Islam and Food Systems (UNEP) 

  • Joyce D'Silva, Ambassador Emeritus, Compassion in World Farming

12 January 2024 In-person event, Belfast Ireland
Uniting for Climate Justice
Faith groups are coming together In Northern Ireland to explore a joint approach for addressing environmental challenges, in order to enhance mutual support and develop a collaborative approach for the future. With guest speaker FaithInvest CEO Dr Lorna Gold. 
PREVIOUS YEARS

For recordings of our webinars, visit our webinar catch-up page.

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By donating to FaithInvest, your gift helps us develop the free-to-access tools, programmes and resources needed to support faith groups as across as wide a range of geographies and capacities as possible. We are very grateful for any support you can give us.

Sincere thanks from everyone at FaithInvest!

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