Church of England achieves 2nd place in global Responsible Investment industry rankings

The Church of England has been ranked second globally in an industry survey of Responsible Investors, with two leading figures working in ethical engagement for the Church also praised for their contribution to sustainable investment.

Combined work by the Church Commissioners for England and the Church of England Pensions Board scooped 2nd place in the category of asset owners that contribute most to sustainable investment and corporate governance.

Adam Matthews, Director of Ethics and Engagement at the Church of England Pensions Board was awarded 2nd place. Head of Responsible Investment at the Church Commissioners for England, Edward Mason followed closely behind him in 5th place in the category of “industry professional that has made the most positive contribution to sustainable investment.”

The IRRI (Independent Research in Responsible Investment) Survey 2019 is drawn up from submissions by industry peers and is an annual analysis of the economics and dynamics of the global sustainable investment and corporate governance sector.

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