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23 February 2021, 2pm GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Celebration
The world, despite all its problems, is still a beautiful place. How can faith groups celebrate this, either through existing festivals or new platforms. There will also be an opportunity to hear about the next steps in the Faith Long-term Plan process. This is part of the Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars. Speakers include:
Spirydoula Fotinis, Coordinator of Programs, Inter-Orthodox Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Hajjat Sebyala Aphwa, Director, Energising Solutions and initiator of Greening Fridays, Uganda
5 March 2021, all day
Faith-Driven Investing: Walk the Talk conference: Asia focus
This Asia-focused event is part of the 4th International Faith-based Investment Conference, which was held online for the first time on January 15. Due to time zones, it was decided to split the event into Europe-Africa focus and Asia focus. It is organised by Geneva Agape Foundation and co-hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC), FaithInvest, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Business Coalition. For more details, a full line up of speakers and to register, click below.
9 March 2021, 2pm GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Financial Assets and Investments
Together faith groups comprise a significant investment bloc on the global stock markets. How do they manage their financial assets and investments in line with their values? Join us for a lively and informative discussion. This is part of our Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars.
Suzanne Ismail, Head of Networking and Engagement, Quaker Peace and Social Witness for Quakers in Britain
Dr Vinya Ariyaratne, President, Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement, Sri Lanka
Nigel Savage, President and CEO, Hazon, US
FAITH LONG-TERM PLANS
FaithInvest is holding a series of webinars for faith groups interested in taking part in the Faith Long-term Plans programme. They focus on different aspects of the seven key areas of the programme.
Wed January 13: Assets – Land & Forests, Water, Wildlife and Habitat Protection
Tues January 19: Lifestyles
Thurs February 4: Partnerships, Eco-twinning and new Environment Departments
Tues February 23: Celebrations
Tues 9 March: Managing financial assets and investments
Thurs April 15: Wisdom
Tues April 27: Media and advocacy
See Forthcoming Events for more details, and sign up to be notified of the webinars.
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Tues November 10: Managing assets: Construction and buildings
Thurs December 3: Education and young people
Thurs December 10: Education
23 March 2021, 2.30pm GMT
Creating your own Faith-Consistent Investment Guidelines
What are the practical steps and considerations involved in creating investment guidelines that align with your faith values and beliefs? This webinar will be led by the FaithInvest team and will provide in depth training on how to create Faith-consistent Investment Guidelines, with opportunities for Q&A and discussion.
15 April 2021, 2pm GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Wisdom
Both faiths and many secular organisations recognise that the environmental crisis is a spiritual issue. How, through mindfulness, compassion and care, rooted in centuries of experience, can faiths address this spiritual issue? We will explore training, crisis and adaption, practices of prayer and use of litergies as well as the theology of nature from different faith perspectives. This is part of the Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars. Speakers include:
Darin Lamar Jones, Center for Earth Ethics, US
Dekila Chungyalpa, Director, Loka Initiative, University of Wisconsin-Madison, US
Rev Dr Joshtrom Isaac Kureethadam, Coordinator of Ecology and Creation, the Vatican's Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, Italy
Linda Wong, China Biodiversity Conservation and Green Development Foundation, China
27 April 2021, 2pm GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Media and advocacy
Faiths have many newspapers, newsletters and journals, as well as manage websites and produce radio and television shows. These all present a wonderful opportunity to promote simpler living and the need to care more for the environment - and to tell the good news of the environmental action you are taking. And then there are all the external media opportunities to spread the good news. This is part of the Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars.
04 February 2021, 12noon GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Partnerships, Eco-twinning and environmental departments
We already know that taking action in partnership with others greatly improves your chance of achieving a positive result. How can faith groups increase their impact on the environment by developing partnerships and sharing experience and expertise with other groups across social, ecolomic, cultural and geographical settings? We bring together experts to present case studies and discuss the effectiveness of creating dedicated environmental departments. This is part of the Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars.
19 January 2021, 2pm GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Lifestyles
We all have a choice, both as individuals and as communities, to live a simple life that is beneficial to both humans and the planet. Within many faith teachings and traditions lies the encouragement to live a life in harmony with the
environment. This webinar engages key thinkers in a conversation on self-assessment, pilgrimage, tourism, family life, purchasing power, and the art of simple living. This is part of the Faith Long-term Plans series of webinars.
Husna Ahmad, CEO Global One
Ruth Valerio, Tearfund
Stanley Baya, A Rocha
Moderator: Alison Prout, CEO, INCR
15 January 2021, all day
4th international Faith-based Investment Conference – Faith-Driven Investing: Walk the Talk
More than 150 people attended the 4th International Faith-based Investment Conference, which was held online for the first time. Organised by Geneva Agape Foundation and co-hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC), FaithInvest, and the World Evangelical Alliance’s Business Coalition, this meeting focused on Europe and Africa; a second regional conference focusing on Asia will be held on March 5. See the agenda and watch the videos here.
13 January 2021, 12noon GMT
Developing your Faith Long-term Plan: Assets – Land & Forests; Water; Wildlife & Habitats
Globally, faiths own around 8% of all habitable land on earth, and more than 5% of commercial forests.How can faith groups manage their land sustainably, focusing biodiversity. Speakers included:
Ani Tsering Youden
Martin Palmer, CEO, FaithInvest
Ravneet Singh, EcoSikh
Moderator: Chantal Elkin, WWF's Beliefs and Values Programme
You can find out about the events and webinars that FaithInvest has organised and attended in previous years by clicking below on the links for 2020 events and 2019 events.
To watch recordings of our webinars, please visit our webinars page.
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