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Weekend conference - The Cost of Life on Earth: companies, climate change and your money. 27th/28th February 2015

posted 17 Feb 2015, 12:01 by Christine Tucker   [ updated 15 Jun 2018, 10:20 by CTH Webmaster ]
The Cost of Life on Earth: Companies, climate change and your money is a weekend conference organised by the the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility, on 27th and 28th February 2015 in Oxford.

Are you concerned about climate change? Campaigning for disinvestment from fossil fuels? Interested in alternative forms of energy? Do you want to join others in thinking through the ethical use of money? Then this conference is for you.

Dinner with Keynote Speakers - St Hugh’s College, Friday 27th at 7.00pm
Day conference 10.00 – 5.00, Wesley Memorial Methodist Church, Saturday 28th

An introductory dinner followed by a day conference, at which a panel of speakers will address the impacts of climate change, disinvestment from fossil fuels, possibilities for positive impact investment and opportunities for shareholder engagement.

This will be followed by workshops on
•Ethical screening and positive ethical investment.
•Case studies of disinvestment campaigns and shareholder action.
•Initiatives to set up ethical money churches.
•Sharia compliance and ethical investment.
•Community energy in the UK and abroad.

Dinner and day conference (£30/£20 student)
Day conference only (£20/£15 student)
For more information contact or book directly on

*Please contact the group if you are experiencing financial difficulties and would like to attend. Poster and programme outline/booking form attached to this page.