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14 December 2023     |    INDEPENDENT CATHOLIC NEWS
After COP28, words must become action: Redoubling our resolve, by Dr Lorna Gold

The Independent Catholic News reproduced in full the analysis our CEO Dr Lorna Gold wrote following her participation in COP28.

01 December 2023     |    THE CHURCH TIMES
Report urges faith-based asset owners to invest more in line with their values

The Church Times highlights our Good Intentions report, saying it shows that faith-based investors cold be doing more to align their investments with their values.

29 August 2023     |    RESPONSIBLE INVESTOR

A Daoist Investor Hub is to be established in Hong Kong next year to advise followers of the Chinese indigenous religion how to invest according to Daoist values.

29 June 2023     |    FLETCHER FORUM OF WORLD AFFAIRS
Redefining Development through Faith-Consistent Investing

Faith groups are significant stakeholders in the planet, managing half of the world’s schools,  7-8% of its habitable landmass.,and billions of dollars of investments on global stock markets, writes FaithInvest CEO Martin Palmer.

31 March 2023     |     THE CHURCH TIMES    
Religions unite to respect the earth

Martin Palmer talks to Sarah Meyrick about how religions became such strong defenders of the environment, ahead of the “Extinction or Regeneration” conference in May, organised by Compassion in World Farming, in which he is a speaker.

16 JANUARY 2023     |     PIONEERS POST   
Church of England to set up impact fund as part of £100m commitment to address slavery links

The Church of England is to launch an impact investment fund as part of a £100m programme of investment, grant-making and advocacy to address historic links to slave trade.

25 DECEMBER 2022    |    IRISH TIMES     
Climate Crisis in 2022: The year extreme weather events hit 

FaithInvest Director of Movement Builidng Lorna Gold discusses the year of extreme weather and what this says about the climate crisis.

 NOVEMBER 2022     |     GREENMONEY
Good Intentions: What faiths say about how they invest – and how they can do more

GreenMoney features FaithInvest's Good Intentions report – first in-depth, multi-faith analysis of the extent to which faith groups align their values with their investment portfolios. 

 8 NOVEMBER 2022     |     THE CHRONICLE OF PHILANTHROPY 

FaithInvest CEO Martin Palmer contributed to this major thought piece by FaithInvest partners Rev Fletcher Harper, Rabbi Yonatan Neril and Rev Susan Hendershot.

28 MAY 2022     |     NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER 

Increasingly, Jesuits in Canada are thinking about the boreal forest. Covering 60% of the country, the vast biome is the largest intact forest in the world....

1 FEBRUARY 2022     |     LIVING CITY MAGAZINE

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in Glasgow has come to a close, with some encouraging signs of hope and much disappointment at the negotiation table. 

3 DECEMBER 2021     |     NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER

Religious groups can struggle to find investments that truly fulfil their values. But techniques such as screening investments, engaging with companies and impact investing can ...

17 NOVEMBER 2021     |     IMPACT ALPHA   

Net zero pledges such as the one announced by the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero (GFANZ) during COP26’s Finance Day have left faith-based and socially responsible bank  ...

5 JUNE 2021     |     THE TABLET

Whether a person has billions to invest, such as the Vatican itself, is responsible for small church budgets or is looking after  personal finances, the choice of bank matters. ...

15 JANUARY 2021     |     OIKOUMEME.ORG

In an online conference attended by more than 150 people on 15 January, churches across the world explored how they can contribute to faith-driven and impactful investing.

05 December 2023     |    THE IRISH TIMES

The Independent Catholic News reproduced in full the analysis our CEO Dr Lorna Gold wrote following her participation in COP28.

23 November 2023     |    THE TABLET

Catherine Pepinster interviews Dr Lorna Gold, new CEO of FaithInvest, for a profile in The Tablet.

29 August 2023     |    THE CHURCH TIMES
Interview: Lorna Gold, incoming CEO of FaithInvest

Profile of Dr Lorna Gold, newly appointed CEO of FaithInvest.

29 April 2023     |    THE SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST 
How religious groups are fighting climate change, and one man who is helping direct their substantial assets into beneficial projects

Kylie Knott describes how religious groups, with billions of dollars in assets, are increasingly taking action on the climate and ecological crises. 

18 FEBRUARY 2023     |     THE EUROPEAN TIMES    
World Evangelical Alliance and FaithInvest to Work Together to Grow Faith-Consistent Investing for a Just and Sustainable World

The World Evangelical Alliance and FaithInvest have signed a collaboration agreement setting out how they will work together to increase faith-consistent investing globally to achieve a more just and sustainable world. 

 23 NOVEMBER 2022     |     RELIGION MEDIA CENTRE

The Religion Media Centre features FaithInvest's Good Intentions report, subtitled What faiths say about how they invest ~ and how they can do more.

 17 DECEMBER 2022     |      PIONEERS POST 

FaithInvest and Climate Investment Funds announce plans to develop a new multi-faith just transition fund...

2 JUNE 2022     |     NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER 

Ahead of a milestone international environmental conference, religious leaders have called for humanity to reverse course quickly from economic practices that abuse nature... 

 7 AUGUST 2022     |     THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE

FaithInvest CEO Martin Palmer seizes on the idea of 'FastForward'. Donating savings from skipped meals could amass $1bn a year for the fight against climate change ...

16 MAY 2022     |     DEVEX

Despite more faith groups wanting to take a value-based approach to investing — particularly around achieving environmental and social goals — many are yet to do so. ... 

25 JANUARY 2022     |     PIONEERS POST

Religious groups can struggle to find investments that truly fulfil their values. But techniques such as screening investments, engaging with companies and impact investing can ...

3 DECEMBER 2021     |     NATIONAL CATHOLIC REPORTER

As the warning bells rang at the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference continue to reverberate, experts say faith-based finance has been an overlooked but critical  ...

4 OCTOBER 2021     |     CHURCH TIMES

THE Pope and the Archbishop of Canterbury, together with faith leaders and scientists from around the world, have called on wealthier nations to cut emissions and provide ...

6 MAY 2021     |     CANADA'S NATIONAL OBSERVER

With the federal government tabling a new budget and setting stronger climate commitments ahead of the next round of UN climate meetings later this year ...

22 JANUARY 2020     |     ECUMENICAL NEWS

How can the gap between faith and investments be bridged? Cooperation between different groups was the focus of recent a two-day conference held at the World Council of Churches ...

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