fair finance

  • November 2, 2011

    The protest at St Paul's was seen by an unexpectedly large number of people as the expression of a widespread and deep exasperation with the financial establishment that shows no sign at all of diminishing, says Archbishop Rowan Williams, as he goes on to back practical, morally based measures to address the economic crisis - including the Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions.

  • October 16, 2011

    The canon chancellor of St Paul's Cathedral in London has asked the police to leave the area occupied by protesters against corporate greed.

  • March 31, 2011
  • March 31, 2011

    A New Economics Foundation report says the UK is subverting progress towards a safer financial system, and is a barrier to global efforts for reform.

  • November 1, 2010

    An open letter has been sent to UK Prime Minister David Cameron, ahead of the Anglo-French Summit, by 50 civil society organisations – including Ekklesia – under the banner of the Robin Hood Tax Campaign. It calls for progress towards agreement on an EU wide financial sector tax

  • March 4, 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.

  • 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.

  • February 14, 2008

    Oikocredit, the leading private international microfinancier, which gives support to poor communities and social enterprise, has announced a significant growth in activity and impact in its preliminary results for 2007.