• March 10, 2018

    The rhetoric of the European Commission’s new Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth must be matched by robust regulation, says Global Witness.

  • February 10, 2015

    The latest scandal to hit HSBC, Britain’s biggest bank, again throws a spotlight on the enormous failings of the finance sector. It is also a source of embarrassment for governments present and past – but also for the Church of England.

  • October 31, 2014

    Investment in companies that perform poorly on some responsible or ethical finance concerns is a big public concern, survey finds.

  • February 12, 2014

    A currency deal with the remaining UK would be in the "overwhelming economic interest" of all parties, business analysts maintain.

  • January 24, 2014

    The World Council of Churches' General Secretary has stressed the “significant role of financial policymaking by the states in addressing climate change.”

  • January 16, 2014

    Scottish Greens and their independent allies are stepping up their calls for a move towards genuine diversity in the banking sector.

  • January 14, 2014

    It's time to talk about, and talk up, monetary reform – to ensure that the public good that is our money system once again serves the interests of wider society, not just those of private wealth. So says groundbreaking political economist Ann Pettifor, whose new book 'Just Money' demystifies the nature of money and the finance system, showing how and why it needs to be reconstructed.

  • September 16, 2013

    In his book The Great Tax Robbery, Richard Brooks notes that "the institutions that shape the tax system have been captured by the tax industry and corporate interests. Policy is determined through committees and consultation processes in which the tax avoidance industry’s representatives dominate, before being nodded through by parliament without proper debate. This cosy cartel urgently needs dismantling," he declares. Wendy Bradley argues that replacing recently resigned David Heaton with someone on the General Anti Abuse advisory panel (GAAR) who represents ordinary people rather than the tax wizards would be a good place to start.

  • September 4, 2013

    A new panel of economic experts is developing advocacy strategies for churches on ethical, just and sustainable economy and finance.

  • July 29, 2013

    As the debate continues about about whether and how credit unions and other community-based financial bodies can challenge big banking and immoral, high-interest charging pay-day lenders, the Just Festival in Edinburgh will be looking at moral and sustainable commerce.