Faiths 'should take the lead on ethical finance'

Faith groups should play a leading role in delivering ethical, responsible, sustainable finance: that was a key message from the Faith in Finance round table at Ethical Finance 2019, hosted by the Global Ethical Finance Initiative, the UNDP and the Scottish Government.

The conference, attended by around 500 delegates on October 8-9, focused on both 'financing green' and 'greening finance'. There was consensus that private capital will be required on top of government money to address the climate crisis and support a just transition: up to 80% of the cost will have to be supp