The divestment movement from fossil fuels keeps growing. In October 2016, our blogpost covered the then largest joint faith-based divestment announcement made, comprising seven Catholic institutions. Late last week, an additional nine Catholic institutions jointly announced the withdrawal of investments from fossil fuel companies, placing this announcement in the lead. The nine divesting Catholic institutions … More Italian Jesuits Part of Largest Joint Catholic Divestment Movement
(By Alicia Aleman Arrastio) There is a big gap between a formal law approved in the European Parliament and effective rights being granted on the ground. That gap is as wide as the existing physical, emotional and even ontological distance between the spotless EU Parliament and the muddy ground of a mine site in eastern … More Conflict minerals: the importance of accompanying measures alongside regulation
The Justice in Mining Network is conducting a survey of mining activity and related issues in communities where Jesuits have a presence either individually or through institutions.
The survey deadline has been extended to allow for greater participation. Respondents are now asked to submit their responses by no later than Sunday, 30 April 2017
“Conflict-free Technology” is a campaign launched by Justice in Mining member, ALBOAN, to draw attention to the connection between mobile phones, tablets and computers and the war in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).