Tag Archives: finance

Break up the banks? We need a banking revolution!

Saturday, 1 October, 2016 – 10:30 to 16:00, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road London NW1 2BJ A day conference organised by London Quakers for everyone. In 2011, Britain Yearly Meeting (the governing body of the Quakers) said “The global economic system … Continue reading

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Quakers in Britain oppose expansion of cadets into state schools

News Release 08 July 2015 Quakers in Britain oppose expansion of cadets into state schools In today’s Budget the Chancellor announced £50 million to expand cadet forces across 500 state schools. Quakers in Britain say this pledge is the latest … Continue reading

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Quaker thoughts on the 2015 Budget

Impressive blog piece by our Quaker Peace and Social Witness staff particularly looking at tax, pay inequality, banking fines, militirisation, Social Security, energy and climate change.  You can access it here. Please like & share:

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Ending fossil fuel dependency

Quakers in Britain recently made the bold decision to disinvest from any investments in fossil fuels as part of their commitment to sustainable energy. This commitment was formally made at their annual conference in Canterbury in 2011, http://www.quaker.org.uk/minute-36 .   In their statement … Continue reading

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Your faith your finance website

Impressive new website just launched by the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility (ECCR) and Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW). The ‘your faith your finance’ website – http://www.yourfaithyourfinance.org - contains facts, links and case-studies covering issues ranging from banking and shopping to … Continue reading

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