Britain - Jesuit Province of Britain Announces Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Jesuit Province of Britain (publicly referred to as the “Jesuits in Britain”) announced today they are divesting from companies whose major income is from the extraction of fossil fuels. The Jesuits are the largest Catholic religious order in the United Kingdom to join the global divestment movement. The Jesuits in Britain have equity investments of about £400 million (approximately 516 million USD) used to finance works and projects in Britain and around the world. Read more…