Category - Economy

  • October 15, 2009

    Oikocredit, a leading socially-committed investor in microfinance, has released the results of its social audit, looking to enhance human welfare through economic performance.

  • October 12, 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.

  • September 17, 2009

    Archbishop Rowan Williams says that those complicit in the financial system seem to feel no "repentance" for their excesses, and a different type of economics is needed. But C of E investments are under scrutiny too.

  • August 28, 2009

    City financiers and Britain’s three largest political parties have reacted with horror to the idea of a banking tax proposed by the head of the Financial Services Authority.

  • July 10, 2009

    Religion, the church and the global recession is the focus of an international conference featuring economists, theologians and philosophers at the University of Nottingham.

  • June 2, 2009

    As billions of people suffer from insecurity, injustice and indignity, international NGO Amnesty International is demanding that world leaders invest in human rights as strongly as they are investing in the economy.

  • May 8, 2009

    Churches and civil society groups are urging the Namibian government to provide citizens with monthly basic income grants by raising taxes. They have called for a Basic Income Grant of 100 Namibian dollars (US$11) to alleviate poverty.

  • April 30, 2009

    Fundamental reforms are urgently needed at the British government-owned investment company, CDC Group plc, which is supposed to reduce global poverty, UK-based international development agency Christian Aid says today.

  • April 22, 2009

    There are positive features to the 2009 UK budget, says Ann Pettifor. But many of them look meagre compared to the scale of the problems and the missing Green New Deal.

  • April 19, 2009

    Leading US evangelical author and speaker Tony Campolo re-examines The Revelation of St John the Divine in terms of what lies behind the current economic crisis, and discovers personal and political lessons rooted in a vision of God's coming kingdom.