Friday, May 27, 2016
“Decades have been lost in the fight against climate change, due in part to our company’s campaign of disinformation,” Daly said, as she presented a statement at Exxon’s shareholder meeting in Dallas, Texas, this week. Daly, along with the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, was there to propose a resolution that Exxon acknowledge its “moral imperative” and address climate change. The resolution demands that Exxon adopt business policies consistent with limiting average global warming to under 2 degrees C.
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Subject: Social and Ecological Investment Task Force
Moved by: Bishop Mark MacDonald, National Indigenous Anglican Bishop Seconded by: the Rev. Bill Mous, Director of Justice, Community and Global Ministries, Diocese of Niagara
That this General Synod request the Council of General Synod
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016
Subject: Fossil Fuel Divestment
Moved By: Archdeacon David Selzer, Ottawa
Seconded By: Reverend Monique Stone, Ottawa
Be it resolved that this General Synod: direct the managers of the Anglican Church of Canada’s Consolidated Trust Fund to divest the Fund of holdings in fossil fuel extraction companies, as defined by fossilfreeindexes.com, and, where possible to reinvest in renewable energy industries.