Search results for 'Earth and Economy'

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Economic justice

Building a better economic system

Updated 21 May 2019

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 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

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

Our faith

Quaker marriages and funerals

Updated 4 April 2019

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 4 April 2019

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

Our faith

Quakers and God

Updated 4 April 2019

Our understanding of God is shaped by personal experience; different people use words that they find helpful and meaningful. On this page a group of seven Quakers share what God means to them.

Quakers and God

Our work

Social action training and tools

Updated 26 September 2019

Quaker faith is an active one. We offer workshops, courses and resources for Quakers and groups working for nonviolent social change.

Social action training and tools

Free resources

Peace, social justice, sustainability and faith relations

Updated 19 December 2018

A list of resources relating to current Quaker concerns.

Faith relations, peace, climate and social justice