Entries by St John Nicolle

Growing for Gold – ECCR’s plans to expand

For nearly 30 years ECCR has struggled financially to do the huge range of things it feels it could do.  We exist to fight inequality and injustice and to do it by raising awareness of the issues and holding companies to account. We want to ensure that the impact companies have on society is beneficial. […]

ECCR Newsletter: February 2018

Read about ECCR’s plans to grow and a local EMC event raising awareness and funds for action on modern slavery. We share initial details of the Investors Alliance on Plastic Waste are have a member contribution from Ethex. Plus a few events you might be interested in! Read the newsletter here.

ECCR Newsletter: January 2018

A fresh new look for a new year. This month we share a report from the Faith in Finance Summit, the Mines and Money initiative from London Mining Network as well as a focus on our member Oikocredit. Read the newsletter here.

ECCR Newsletter: December 2017

Our members are active: ECCR members in Oxford continue to monitor the Campsfield House Immigration Detention and Removal Centre and to meet with MITIE, the outsourcing company which runs it.  We’re growing our programmes: we’re looking for a new Development Manager for our Ethical Money Churches project in the West Midlands. And our chair has […]

FT publishes ECCR Chair’s letter on shareholder activism

‘Shareholders have more power than they think’ On the 7th December 2017 the FT published a letter from Christopher Stockwell, ECCR Chair, stating that more needed to be done to educate people ‘in the pews’ on their ability to influence company behaviour. Christopher’s letter was written in reply to a letter published in the FT […]

ECCR Newsletter: November 2017

The Paradise Papers revelations have reminded us all of the need for urgent work towards tax justice. Our action point for this month is to join the Tax Justice UK petition to the Prime Minister. A comprehensive round-up of relevant news and events are also included. Download the pdf here.

ECCR Newsletter: October 2017

This newsletter highlights the need to pray for the UN climate talks in Bonn, reports on our activities around intergenerational justice, Fairtrade and mining, and gives a roundup of news and resources from areas of interest. Download the pdf here.

Intergenerational Justice Event

On the 11th October 2017, ECCR held a Good Money Week event in partnership with JustShare at St Mary-le-Bow in London. We welcomed Edward Smythe, Positive Money and Angus Hanton, Intergenerational Foundation, together with our Chair, Christopher Stockwell to share their thoughts on why Intergenerational Justice demands attention as an concern in ethical business practice. […]

ECCR Newsletter: September 2017

This newsletter advertises our intergenerational justice event and outlines why intergenerational justice is an area of concern for ECCR. It discusses our letter to the church press on a ‘broken economy’ and activities around financial inclusion, Fairtrade and mining. And there’s our customary roundup of interesting news, resources and events. Download the pdf here.