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You're invited to a meeting about faith-consistent ethical investment. Edinburgh Oct 22-23 2018

July 25, 2018:

ARC is delighted to be a supporter of the Ethical Finance 2018 conference in RBS’s Edinburgh HQ on October 22-23. The meeting is backed by the Scottish Government, HM Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

Learn more about the conference here.

The aim of the conference is to gather banks, asset managers, faith-related investors, mission-driven endowments, charities and family offices together to look at practical solutions to promote trust in banking and investment and create long-term, sustainable finance solutions.

Alongside the mammoth financial assets of banks and fund managers, faith organisations are estimated to represent both directly and indirectly assets of some $7 trillion worldwide. That jumps to $13trn when you add in charities, endowments and philanthropic entities, making them both among the world's largest investor groups.

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have introduced a new framework against which faith and endowment investors can align their investments positively.

The Ethical Finance 2018 conference in Edinburgh on October 22/23 will explore how trust in a sustainable economy can be revitalised, and how banks, fund managers, faith and endowment investors are confronting today’s biggest societal and economic challenges, notably as part of the United Nations SDGs.

Supporters of the conference include the Edinburgh-based Ethical Finance Hub, Church of Scotland (CofS), the Alliance of Religion and Conservation (ARC) and Church Investors Group.

Contacts and links

For programme enquiries, please contact Banu Tuyakbayeva, Events Leader at: or visit:

Asset owners may attend free of charge. T&Cs apply, please visit more information.

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