LWF announces decision not to invest in fossil fuels

The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) has announced that it shall be the policy of the LWF not to invest in fossil fuels.  This action is taken as part of its long-standing commitment to climate justice.

The LWF Council also called on its member churches “not to invest in fossil fuels and to support energy efficiency and renewable energy companies, and to encourage their institutions and individual members to do likewise.”

“Through this decision, we seek coherence and wish to send a strong moral signal that the world needs to operate a transformational change towards a low-carbon economy, phasing out fossil fuels and phasing in renewable energies by the middle of this century,” the LWF Council added.

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