Human Rights Case Proceeds for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters

(by Boshra Yazahmeidi) The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) made history in July by calling an investigation into the human rights violations of 47 of the world’s largest cement, oil, coal, and mining companies through their contribution to climate change. As part of the investigation, the CHR requested the companies to comment … More Human Rights Case Proceeds for World’s Largest Carbon Emitters

International Clean Energy Conference Bridges Laudato Si’ with Catholic Investing

The ‘Connecting Laudato Si & Catholic Investments’ conference will be held on 27 January 2017 in Rome, Italy for one day only. Inspired by Pope Francis’ call to urgently develop policies to drastically reduce carbon emissions, the conference will examine links between fossil-fuel divestment, investments in community-based renewable energy, and Catholic organisations. Fourteen speakers are … More International Clean Energy Conference Bridges Laudato Si’ with Catholic Investing

Global Mining Survey Seeks Jesuit Participation

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 purpose of the survey is to identify the key concerns around mining and its related impacts in areas where there is a Jesuit presence.  The results will inform the Justice … More Global Mining Survey Seeks Jesuit Participation