Putting Money to Work to Stop Climate Change

Are your investments contributing to the solutions or still part of the problem?

The Episcopal Church has spotlighted climate concerns as part of the Episcopal mission. Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has framed the four key values of the Church as evangelism, racial reconciliation, the environment and inclusivity.

JoAnn Hanson, Church Investment Group’s President and Chief …

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Church Investment Group’s Ethical Investment Options Are Attracting Attention

Episcopal dioceses, parishes and institutions take pains to invest their money in ways that advance their gospel-centered values, and two major church organizations are doing so through recently-launched fossil fuel-free portfolio options from Church Investment Group (CIG). The Diocese of New York and All Saints Episcopal Church in Pasadena, California, are among the investors in portfolios that, like all CIG’s offerings, are guided by the ethical principles of “Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) investing.” Stocks and bonds in the portfolio meet ethical criteria including responsible employment, corporate governance and environmental practices and conscientious human rights policies.

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An “Environmental, Social, and Governance” Approach to Investing

In the Episcopal New Yorker, W. Allen Barnett discusses the history of “Environmental, Social, and Governance” investing, why it makes sense for The Episcopal Church, and how Church Investment Group can assist in developing and implementing an ESG investment strategy.

Dioceses, parishes and organizations across The Episcopal Church are called to manage their resources wisely

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