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RESOURCES

Download key resources on faiths and investments here, including those published by ARC, FaithInvest's parent organisation, which are relevant to FaithInvest's work and other organisations, and check out our Annual Reports.

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Mensuram Bonam
by Pontifical Academy, 2022

The Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences (an advisory body of scholars) has published a major new paper on faith-consistent investing called Mensuram Bonam (For Good Measure) and subtitled “Faith-Based Measures for Catholic Investors: A Starting Point and Call to Action'

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Impact Investing Roadmap
by FaithInvest 2022

Our Impact Investing Roadmap  introduces three topics of relevance and importance to faith-based investors: understanding alignment versus Impact, private markets for impact investing, and tradeoffs between impact and investment outcomes. 

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Faith Long-term Plans
by FaithInvest 2021

The Faith Plans are long-term commitments by faiths to develop real world plans to drive action on key issues including climate change, biodiversity and sustainable development. This short guide outlines the Faith Plans' Seven Key Areas framework. 

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Faith in the Future
by ARC 2015

This publication, published in 2015 outlines the Bristol Commitments made by 24 faith  traditions from around the world in response the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals. It was part of the only consultation of the faiths by the UN about the SDGs. 

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African Faith Commitments
by ARC 2012

Following the publication of faith long-term plans in 2009, nearly 30 more Plans were announced by African faith groups in 2012. The Many Heavens One Earth Our Continent guide outlines the specific commitments of 24 of those groups, launched in Nairobi in 2012 

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Faith in Food
by ARC 2014

Faith in Food is a collaboration between farmers, food lovers and people of faith, looking at the relationship between food and six key faith groups. Eating is a moral act. Our choices of what, how and when we eat have a huge impact upon the Earth. 

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Church Investment in CS
by Operation Noah, 2022

Operation Noah's new report, Church Investment in Climate Solutions: Financing a Liveable Future, outlines how churches and faith institutions can take action on the climate crisis by increasing investment in climate solutions, such as renewable energy.

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Faith-consistent investing
by FaithInvest 2021

All faiths document what they value in terms of social principles and environmental beliefs, but not all have integrated those values into their investing. Our Investment Solutions team has produced a guide to help them do so: From Faith Values to Investment.

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Zug Guidelines
by ARC 2017

The Zug Guidelines, published in October 2017, focus on how faiths can use their investments to support environmental and sustainable development for a better world. They outline the investment priorities for 30 traditions from eight of the world's major faiths. 

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Investing in a Better World
UK Government, 2019

This report, published by the UK Government in 2019, is the most comprehensive study of the UK public’s demand for sustainable investment opportunities, with most saying. financial institutions should avoid investing in companies that harm people or the planet. 

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Guide: Creating Your Plan
by ARC 2009

This guidebook to creating a faith long-term plan on the environment was created by ARC ahead of the launch of 32 faith commitments from around the world at the 2009 Windsor Celebration. It outlines the seven key areas for action as well as key questions to consider.

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A Capital Solution
by ARC 2000

Subtitled Faith, Finance and Concern for a Living Planet, this publication by ARC and WWF in 2000, supported by the World Bank, looked at the extent of the capital assets and land holdings owned by the faiths, and was the first to discuss the need for faith-consistent investment policies.

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Good Intentions
by FaithInvest 2022

Our Good Intentions study (subtitled 'what faiths say about how they invest, and how they can do more) is a deep dive into publicly available faith investment policies and guidelines, and assesses the extent to which nvestments are aligned to faith values.

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Sustainable Banking
by FaithInvest 2021

For socially responsible investors, your banking partner matters. So how can you find a bank that shares your values? And what are the trade-offs, if any? FaithInvest investigates the issue in its State of Sustainable Banking Report EXPANDED AND REVISED

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Faith in Finance
by ARC 2016

This ground-breaking 84-page paper, published in 2016 by our founder, the Alliance of Religions and Conservation (ARC), was commissioned by OECD and UNDP to explore the role of faiths as investors in the future, particularly regarding the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Many Heavens in Action
by ARC 2013

In 2012, Christian, Muslim and Hindu faith groups in sub-Saharan Africa launched action plans on the environment. Many Heavens One Earth in Action, tells the stories of initiatives that sprang from their plans – from tree planting to sustainable agriculture and more.

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Faith-based ESD Toolkit
by ARC 2014

The Faith-based Education for Sustainable Development Toolkit was produced by ARC and the Kenya Organisation of Environmental Education. The first to mainstream faith values into ESD, it was showcased at the 2014 UNESCO global conference.

 

FAITHINVEST ANNUAL REPORTS

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