CODOFINE 2015-04 : Position on the distinction between “Christian finance” and “Christian-compatible finance”

Following the Assessment 2015-01 of the EXCELSIS Rating Committee, the Council of Doctrinal Financial Ethics (the “Codofine”) was requested by the OFCCFO’s president to clarify the conceptual difference between “Christian finance” and “Christian-compatible finance” (the “Distinction”). The Codofine points out that the Fundamental Charter of Christian Ethical Finance(the “Charta”) does not …

CODOFINE 2015-03 : Position on the USCCB Guidelines and other Local Guidelines

Following the Assessment 2015-01 of the EXCELSIS Rating Committee as to the SP 500 Catholic Values Index, the Council of Doctrinal Financial Ethics (the “Codofine”)was requested by the OFCCFO’s president to clarify its position with regard to the text entitled “Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines” as issued by “the United States …

Definition – Christian Finance

    Since the launching by Standard and Poor’s of the product “SP 500 index Catholic Values”, global media, notably French, seem to have proclaimed the birth of Christian Finance / Catholic Finance. To assist the media to present information accurately and clearly, the Observatory considered appropriate to recall some basic definitions:     Catholic Finance : …

CODOFINE 2015-02: Position for promoting an international dialogue

The OFCCFO’s Council of Doctrinal Financial Ethics (the “Codofine”) wishes to recall that one of the objectives of the OFCCFO is to organize an international dialogue between the various Christian Financial Players to lead to the development of a harmonized regulatory and doctrinal framework. Today, it appears that the so-called “Christian” …

CODOFINE 2015-01 : Position on the “Seven operational princificats” theory and other similar theories

The OFCCFO’s Council of Doctrinal Financial Ethics (the “Codofine”) has been requested to take position on the “Financial Sin’s Structures” and the “Seven operational princificats” theories as described by Dr. Cuny de la Verryère in his book (Finance catholique, edit. EMS, July 2013). The concept of “Financial Sin’s Structures” refers to the facts, mechanisms, and systems in the financial and …

CODOFINE 2015-01 : Position on the “Seven operational princificats” theory and other similar theories

The OFCCFO’s Council of Doctrinal Financial Ethics (the “Codofine”) has been requested to take position on the “Financial Sin’s Structures” and the “Seven operational princificats” theories as described by Dr. Cuny de la Verryère in his book(Finance catholique, edit. EMS, July 2013). The concept of “Financial Sin’s Structures” refers to the facts, mechanisms, and systems in the financial and banking …