The Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. (MRTI) has joined nearly 200 signatories on a statement from global institutional investors urging companies to support workers and markets during the coronavirus pandemic.
Judith D. Freyer, who has overseen investments for The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) for more than three decades, has announced that she will retire as executive vice president, treasurer, and chief investment officer effective July 31.
Two major initiatives from Compassion, Peace & Justice (CPJ) ministries took significant steps forward Friday during the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board (PMAB) winter meeting and will be up for approval by General Assembly 224, June 20 to 27.
When Joseph Kinard talks about the need for socially responsible investing by faith communities, he likes to refer back to the Matthew 25 story in which Jesus talks about the importance of caring for “the least of these.”
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Office of Public Witness (OPW) is calling on members of the church to speak out against a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would limit the power of small investors to file shareholder proposals and bring concerns to corporate managers and boards.
The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) took a step Thursday that could eventually lead to divestment from a trio of oil and gas companies for environmental and climate change-related reasons — if General Assembly commissioners agree this summer.
Representatives from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and its partners have returned from an international climate conference that left some observers disappointed about a lack of aggressive action to protect the Earth.
The Committee on Mission Responsibility through Investment of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency, opposing a plan by the Trump administration to roll back methane gas restrictions on the oil and natural gas industry.
The Presbyterian Committee for Mission Responsibility Through Investment (MRTI) voted at its fall meeting to recommend any companies that fall into the lowest tier of its guideline metrics for environmental compliance be added to the General Assembly’s proscription/divestment list.
The Presbyterian Committee on Mission Responsibility through Investing is joining with New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer and a coalition of 25 major investors in calling on General Motors to join its peers in a compromise agreement with California and other states for clean vehicle standards.
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