• May 30, 2016

    A major United Nations meeting focusing on the world's least developed countries closed yesterday  in Antalya, Turkey, with a call for greater support to the world's most vulnerable nations, and the adoption of an outcome document paving the way for further concrete action and progress in the years to come.

  • March 4, 2016

    UK charities hope to take the investment world by storm next week, when they launch a platform to link investors with SMEs needing long-term capital to expand and benefit their communities in rural Africa, Asia and Latin America.

  • March 18, 2014

    The Chancellor should use the Budget to address the UK’s growing investment gap, nearly £50 billion last year, says the TUC in its Budget submission.

  • February 26, 2013

    Can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union, the United States and China?

  • January 19, 2012

    The latest UK-wide unemployment figures published on 18 January 2012 are even worse than previous bleak economic forecasts predicted.

  • October 20, 2009

    A High Court judge has blocked an attempt to launch a legal challenge over the government's use of taxpayers' money in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) investments that harm the environment and undermine human rights.

  • 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.

  • February 11, 2009

    A church-backed microfinance institution has increased its field investments by one third, reaching out to poor people often excluded by the commercial banking sector in spite of the global economic downturn.

  • September 26, 2008

    The main British party conferences were about to sidestep the economy, but the latest bank crunch has made the topic unavoidable, says Simon Barrow. But do politicians or the churches have anything meaningful to say?

  • September 26, 2008

    When Ekklesia pointed out that the Church of England appears to be involved in the dodgy market dealing it rhetorically condemns, the main point of our argument was that the churches have a golden opportunity to invest in something much more exciting.