Russia – Still debating on Orthodox financial alternative

In November 2015, F. William Engdahl (New Eastern Outlook) has reported that “A significant debate is underway in Russia since imposition of western financial sanctions on Russian banks and corporations in 2014. It’s about a proposal presented by the Moscow Patriarchate of the Orthodox Church. The proposal, which resembles Islamic interest-free banking …

Australia – Christian financial jobs

As an exemple, an Australian career web site managed by the company Christian Jobs Pty Ltd  (https://www.christianjobs.com.au) introduces itself as following:  Christian Jobs Pty Ltd Christian finance includes a number of different parafinancial actors and activities.  Christian Jobs Pty Ltd, is a privately owned Australian company that  operates businesses designed …

Event : CRIC Conference (Germany)

On July 3rd, 2015, in Germany, was disclosed  the guidance “invest ethically-sustainable”. This should support the financial players in the church institutions for investing their money, taking into account ethical criteria. It includes discussion of these criteria and gives practical advices on the implementation of an ethically oriented investment Policy. A …

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 …