Investing for Peace
Open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury
Our Church of England denominational campaign group recently wrote this open letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury. It was submitted to the Church Times and later the Church of England newspaper but neither chose to publish it, so we are now making it publicly available. (more…)
New: Don’t Buy Into Occupation release 2022 report
The “Don’t Buy into Occupation” (DBIO) coalition is a joint project between 24 Palestinian, regional and European organisations based in Belgium, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain and the United Kingdom (UK). The coalition aims to investigate and highlight the financial relationships between business enterprises involved in the illegal Israeli settlement enterprise in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and European financial institutions (FIs). Their new report is now out. (more…)
Methodist Conference commits to ‘deeper engagement’ with HSBC over human rights concerns
This year’s Methodist Conference saw the issue of Israel/Palestine raised again in 3 separate memorials to the conference. (more…)
Carlisle Diocese passes historic Cry for Hope motion
5 November, 2021
On Saturday 9th of October 60 members of the Church of England gathered together under the leadership of the Bishop of Carlisle, The Rt Revd James Newcome for their autumn Diocesan Synod meeting. Members included clergy and lay people. On their agenda was a motion passed by Solway Deanery, calling on the Church of England to be more proactive in its support and solidarity with Palestinian Christians. (more…)
Christian Aid Report: Where is Palestine?
We welcome this comprehensive report from Christian Aid, which amongst other important issues, calls on UK Churches to support our Investing for Peace campaign. (more…)
United Reformed Church adopts 10 resolutions on Israel/Palestine
At their General Assembly last week the URC voted in favour of 10 resolutions, including a commitment not to knowingly invest in any company profiting from the occupation of Palestine. (more…)
Campaign Success! Methodist Church revises investment policy
Sabeel-Kairos welcomes the resolution passed at Methodist Council last week calling for a revision to the existing investment policy in light of the changes on the ground in Israel and Palestine. (more…)
Investing for Peace Campaign postcard
Please find our campaign postcard here. You can download and print this, or order copies directly from us.
Investing for Peace (Free Download)
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Partners in the campaign
We are delighted to have several organisations partnering with us in this campaign.
What are we asking Churches to do?
This campaign asks the churches to do these four things
What do our denominational campaign groups do?
Click below to see what your Church’s view on morally responsible investment in Israel/Palestine is, and see what our Church activists are doing to challenge this.
Churches in America and MRI
Churches in America have blazed a trail on Morally Responsible Investment and offer us, here in the UK, hope and inspiration that our churches could do the same.
Please click here to see the FAQ. If you wish to submit further questions please contact us.