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Faiths investing for a better world

Leaders of more than 30 different faith traditions met in Zug, Switzerland, for a unique international meeting on Faith in Finance in October 2017. The faith leaders represented more than 500 faith investment groups from eight religions and around three trillion dollars in assets. Also present were representatives of the UN and some investment houses and impact investment experts. The papers presented at Zug 2017 are available to download, below.

'What will you do with your investments
to make a better planet?'

– Zug Guidelines

Download speaker papers from Zug 2017

Faith-consistent investing 

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Working Paper by ARC

Multi Faith

Commissioned by OECD and UNDP (2017 Revision)

The role of faiths as investors in the future and in the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Seamus Finn

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ICCR

Working with Diversity: The Experience of ICCR

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Richard Burrett

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Earth Capital Partners

Broadening the Impact of Faiths as Investors; working for an Earth Dividend

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Saker Nusseibeh

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CEO Hermes Investment Management

The Necessity for Values for the Investing World

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Amy Clarke

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CEO Tribe Impact Capital

Strategies for faith-consistent investment

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Monowara Gani

Islam

Muslim Charities Forum

The Muslim Perspective on the Environment and Sustainable Development

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Cardinal Turkson

Catholic

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Address to the Faith In Finance meeting

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The Zug Guidelines

Multi Faith

Zug 2017

The Zug Guidelines to Faith-Consistent Investing

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Christoph Stueckelberger

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Geneva Agape Foundation

Creating a New Faith-Consistent Investment Platform

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Stuart Burgess & John Nyota

Christianity

Chair & CEO of The Wesley

How Christian Values have Driven the Development of an Ethical Hotel Chain

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Julie Hammerman

Judaism

JLens

Faithful Investing in the Jewish Context

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Rabbi Mark Goldsmith

Judaism

Alyth Synagogue & Shoresh Charitable Trust

The Jewish Perspective on the Environment and Sustainable Development

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Gunella Hahn

Christianity

Church of Sweden

Faith as Potential Investors in the Environment and Sustainable Development

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Monica Middleton

Christianity

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Creating Common Agreements: The experience of working with a diversity of Christian traditions

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Jean-Pierre Sweerts

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Water Financing Facility & DOB Equity

Philanthropy, Faith & Finance: A vision for the future

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Yassin Maisikeli

Islam

Qadiriyyah Sufi Movement

Kano: Developing a Modern Islamic Pilgrimage City

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Shaunaka Rishi Das

Hinduism

Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies

Sources of Inspiration for Faith-Consistent Investing

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Master Yang Shihua

Daoism

China Daoist Association

The Daoist Perspective on the Environment and Sustainable Development

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Professor Peter Head

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Founder of Resilience Partners

Founder of the Resilience Partners and the Ecological Sequestration Trust

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Alice Garton

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Senior Lawyer, Client Earth

Impact of Recent Changes in Fiduciary Law to Allow Trustees to Invest

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Victoria Hoskins

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Rathbones Greenbank

Combining Financial Objectives with Responding to Campaigns

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Christophe Nuttall

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Executive Director

Sacred Cities: A Vision of Resilient Faith-Based Communities

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George Latham

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WHEB Group

Impact Investing and Intentionality: A holistic response

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Richard Maitland

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Sarasin & Partners

Presentation to the Faith In Finance meeting

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Elliott Harris

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Address to the Faith in Finance meeting

Faith-consistent investing and the Faith Plans programme 
 

Faith-consistent investing is a key element in one of the Seven Key Areas – Faith-consistent Use of Assets – in the Faith Plans programme. Discover how all seven areas work together to create a comprehensive approach to sustainable development and a better world for all.