“It is now time for financial service providers to accelerate the shift to renewables. They have the power – and the responsibility. The scientific and moral imperative is clear: there must be no new investment in fossil fuel expansion, including production, infrastructure and exploration.” Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General, in support to the launch of the initiative on 9 May 2022.”
The World Council of Churches (WCC), United Nations Environment Programme, Muslim Council of Elders, and NY Board of Rabbis have signed a landmark joint appeal, “Climate-Responsible Finance – A moral imperative and responsibility to all children and the living world“.
All partners, organisations and citizens who care about children are invited to endorse the statement by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org and to raise awareness about the resources available for its implementation.