Austria: Bishops Sign Fossil Fuel Divestment Statement


By: - Climate DepotApril 3, 2019 4:40 PM

Austria: Bishops Sign Fossil Fuel Divestment Statement

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“The Church funds should not have any detrimental effect on climate. For this reason, the Austrian Bishops’ Conference has now decided to sign the divestment statement in the context of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) and to comply with the ethical investment guidelines”. The decision was announced in a statement released at the end of the Plenary Assembly of the Austrian Bishops that ended yesterday, 21 March, at Reichenau an der Rax. The statement was posted on the website of the Bishops’ Conference today. The decision “effectively means that, over the next five years, the Church will divest its…

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