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Earth and Economy

Updated 23 April 2018

Earth and Economy is the monthly email newsletter of the economic justice and sustainability team at Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW).

Earth and Economy

Directory of services

Directory of services: Sustainability

Updated 23 April 2018

Britain Yearly Meeting drives, facilitates and supports action to live out our corporate commitment to become a low-carbon, sustainable community. We help Quakers and others to live more sustainable lives and to explore the connections between sustainability, economics and peace.

Directory: Sustainability

Directory of services

Directory of services: Economic justice

Updated 23 April 2018

As Quakers, we are led by our testimony to equality to challenge the current economic system, which causes huge inequalities, and to seek alternative models for a fairer society.

Directory: Economic justice

Economic justice

Building a better economic system

Updated 23 April 2018

We work to create an economy that values people and the planet above profit. Alternatives to irresponsible capitalism are emerging all the time – and Quakers are bringing them into their local communities.

New economy

News

Interfaith dismay over US president’s "reckless declaration"

Updated 23 April 2018

Quakers in Britain have signed up to a joint interfaith letter, deploring the United States president's decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement.

Interfaith dismay over president’s ‘reckless declaration’

Blog

The Clean Growth Strategy

Updated 26 January 2018

Last week, the government published its long-awaited Clean Growth Strategy. It's the government's attempt to answer the question of how the UK will fulfil its commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions under international climate agreements and UK climate law.

The Clean Growth Strategy

Our work

Sustainability

Updated 23 April 2018

As Quakers, we understand climate change to be a symptom of a greater challenge: how to live sustainably and justly on this earth.

Sustainability

News

Faiths urge governments to act on climate change

Updated 23 April 2018

Around 240 eminent faith leaders and representatives from 44 countries have delivered the COP22 Interfaith Climate Statement to United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, at the UN climate change negotiations in Marrakesh. Quakers in Britain, Friends World Committee for Consultation and Quaker United Nations Office are among the signatories.

Faiths urge governments to act on climate change

Our stories

Reporting from the 2017 Quaker Activist Gathering

Updated 23 April 2018

Ruth Tod from Henley Quaker Meeting and the Quaker Peace & Social Witness Central Committee writes of her experiences at the 2017 Quaker Activist Gathering in London.

Reporting from the 2017 Quaker Activist Gathering

Blog

Eight ways that Quakers can shape Britain’s economy for the better

Updated 26 January 2018

Thirty Quakers from around Britain recently spent a weekend in Manchester at a new economy training run by the Economics and Sustainability team and subcommittee. Together, they explored what might need to change in order to make our economy into a system that values people and the planet before profit.

8 ways that Quakers can shape Britain’s economy for the better