Search results for 'Earth and Economy'

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Economic justice

Building a better economic system

Updated 17 November 2020

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

New economy

New economy booklets

Updated 8 February 2019

Quakers who wish to explore the policies, initiatives and questions around building a new economy are forming reading groups in their local meetings. Over 50 reading groups are now active in Scotland, England and Wales, and more are being set up all the time.

New economy booklets and reading groups

Grant-making

QPSW Sustainability and New Economy Grant

Updated 5 July 2019

Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW) awards grants to innovative Quaker or Quaker-supported projects focused on building sustainability and the new economy.

Sustainability and new economy grants

Our work

Climate & economic justice

Updated 15 April 2021

Quakers advocate for just economics systems that sustain people and the planet.

Climate & economic justice

Climate & economic justice

Climate justice

Updated 15 April 2021

As our current economic system fuels inequality and climate breakdown, Quakers seek just responses to these intertwined crises.

Climate justice

Sustainability

Our faith and sustainability

Updated 21 May 2019

Quaker concern for the Earth and the well-being of all who live in it is not new. It is deeply rooted in our faith. We reaffirmed our commitment to act as a faith community in 2011 with the 'Canterbury Commitment'.

Our faith and sustainability

Climate & economic justice

Recovering from the pandemic

Updated 18 December 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has affected everyone around the world. It has also laid bare the deep inequalities in our economic system and society, where 'normal' was failing millions.

Recovering from the pandemic

Our stories

Teaching business students about Quaker ethics

Updated 10 July 2019

Barbara Hayes of Chichester Quaker Meeting shares an exciting form of outreach.

Teaching business students about Quaker ethics

Our faith

Quaker marriages and funerals

Updated 3 June 2020

Quaker weddings and funerals take the same simple, quiet form as the usual meetings for worship.

Quaker marriages and funerals

Our history

Quakers and same-sex marriage

Updated 1 October 2020

Quakers in Britain have been considering sexuality for more than 60 years. In 2009 we made the decision to campaign for the right to marry same-sex couples in Quaker meetings for worship.

Quakers and same-sex marriage