Category - banking

  • 23 Mar 2010

    The Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility and the Church of Scotland are delighted with the response to their recent ‘Banking on Justice’ conference.

  • 4 Mar 2010

    Church and fair finance groups are due to meet in Edinburgh to look at what ethical and socially responsible banking and investment can mean for churches and the wider community.

  • 6 Jan 2010

    Jubilee Debt Campaign today called on the British government to support a neutral debt arbitration system to radically reform international lending.

  • 12 Oct 2009

    Faith in mathematical modelling looks little more than hubris after the recent economic collapse, says Giles Fraser. The unknown cannot be so easily tamed, as any half-decent theo­logian would know.

  • 7 Sep 2009

    The financial regulator who recently called for a Tobin-like tax on banking is unapologetic about the fuss he caused, and determined to re-interate basic questions about what economics really is.

  • 21 Oct 2008

    The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has said greed is the root cause of the current economic crisis and he has called on Christians and Muslims to work together to decide upon a fairer system of borrowing and lending.

  • 21 Oct 2008

    Ekklesia's briefing on faith and economy has been updated again to include the latest material appearing on the site about the global credit crunch.

  • 21 Oct 2008

    There is a "gradual retreat of neoliberalism" in the region, according to participants in a Latin America and Caribbean ecumenical Christian consultation to examine the links between poverty, wealth and ecology.

  • 1 Oct 2008

    The US Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development has issued a strong statement on the economic crisis, urging the Bush administration and Congress to focus on finance as a moral issue.

  • 19 Jan 2008

    The current fluster over how to solve the crisis at Northern Rock indicates the degree of economic fetishism surrounding privatisation and nationalisation.