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The Central Finance Board
of the Methodist Church

Ethics in investment: burden or benefit?

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Ethics in investment: burden or benefit?

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Ethics in investment: pollute or protect?

Greater fuel efficiency means more profitable companies

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Ethics in investment: cost or contribution?

Treating workers well means more efficient companies

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Ethics in investment: irritant or innovation?

High quality products and services mean more sustainable companies

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Ethics in investment: marginal or meaningful?

Effective engagement means more responsible companies

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Our Mission

Methodist Central Hall

Our mission, alongside the Church, is to seek practical solutions which combine Christian ethics and investment returns. We therefore aim...

  • to provide a high quality investment service seeking above average returns
  • to follow a discipline in which the ethical dimension is an integral part of all investment decisions
  • to construct investment portfolios consistent with the moral stance and teachings of the Christian faith
  • to encourage strategic thinking on the ethics of investment
  • to be a Christian witness in the investment community

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News

New management team unveiled

The Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church has announced the management team that will assume responsibility when its current Chief Executive, Bill Seddon, steps down at the end of 2016 ... Read more →

The Charles Jacob Memorial Lecture

Read the 2016 Charles Jacob Memorial Lecture - "Markets and Conditionality" delivered by the Revd Brian Brown ... Read →

Ethics

Diversity

We promote gender diversity in the boardroom and reflect this in our voting at company AGMs. The Davies Committee set ... Continue reading →

Corporate governance & executive remuneration

The third quarter marks the end of the main UK proxy voting season. This year we have seen a modest ... Continue reading →

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Epworth Investment Management

Epworth Investment Management Ltd

Our sister organisation Epworth Investment Management provides our investment services to non-Methodist churches and charities.