Webinar series: Catholic investment for an integral ecology


Source: Operation Noah

A new webinar series this autumn will be focussing on how Catholic religious orders, dioceses and other organisations can use their investments to accelerate the clean energy transition and support a green recovery.

The first webinar, on Tuesday 22 September 2020, from 4-5.30pm - 'Fossil fuel divestment: Accelerating the clean energy transition' will give an overview of how Catholic religious orders, dioceses and other organisations can divest from the fossil fuel industry and support a just recovery from Covid-19. It will also be an opportunity to find out why the Vatican recommended divestment from fossil fuel companies in June 2020.

Speakers are: Fr Augusto Zampini, Co-Secretary of the Vatican Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development; Dr Lorna Gold, Vice Chair of the Global Catholic Climate Movement; Br Stephen Power SJ, former Treasurer of Jesuits in Britain; James Buchanan, Bright Now Campaign Manager, Operation Noah, and Sr Susan Francois CSJP, Assistant Congregation Leader and Congregation Treasurer, Sisters of St Joseph of Peace.

Register to join:

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/part-1-fossil-fuel-divestment-accelerating-the-clean-energy-transition-tickets-118279058849

The second webinar: Investment for a green recovery: Innovation in impact investing on Wednesday 21 October 2020, 4 -5.30pm - will give an overview of how Catholic religious orders, organisations and individuals can make investments with positive environmental and social impacts.

Speakers will include: Lord Deben, Chair of UK's Committee on Climate Change; Dr Sr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Director of Religious Life Institute at University of Cambridge; Neil Thorns, Director of Advocacy and Communications at CAFOD; Sr Pat Daly OP, former Executive Director of Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment; Shaun Cooper, Head of Finance at Franciscan Missionaries of the Divine Motherhood and Victoria Carrion, Director of Membership and Partnerships at the Catholic Impact Investing Collaborative.

Register to join this webinar here:

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/part-2-investment-for-a-green-recovery-innovation-in-impact-investing-registration-118552167725

This webinar series is sponsored by Operation Noah, Catholic Impact Investing Collective, the Global Catholic Climate Movement, CAFOD, Trocaire, Conference of Religious, Association of Provincial Bursars, National Justice & Peace Network and Justice and Peace Scotland.




Tags: Environment, Ecology, Investment, Operation Noah, Fr Augusto Zampini, Dr Lorna Gold, Br Stephen Power SJ, Lord Deben, Chair of UK's Committee on Climate Change; Dr Sr Gemma Simmonds CJ, Neil Thorns, Sr Pat Daly OP, Shaun Cooper, Victoria Carrion

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