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Located within the City of London, St Paul's Institute seeks to foster an informed Christian response to the most urgent ethical and spiritual issues of our times: financial integrity, economic theory, and the meaning of the common good.

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But it's the money that is the ethical issue, Mr Jenkins

You tell em Pete! More »

The Spirituality of Money

Thank you for a terrific piece. Regarding the final paragraph, we... More »

Tremble When the Money Men are Delighted

This is a very good reminder that showing a welcome practical... More »

To Find a Common Good, We Need a Common Language

The problem, as I see it, is that we are entrenched... More »

Good Money - Lord Skidelsky

A wonderfully enlightening discussion. We are proud that our Advisory... More »

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Interfaith event held with the Christian Muslim Forum.
Third debate in our 2013 series.

But it's the money that is the ethical issue, Mr Jenkins

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

Good people are no less vulnerable to being deflected from true ethical standards by the mesmerising effects of large numbers. More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby

Who Says You Can't Keep the Pound?

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

The currency of a country is what the people trust; and what they cease to trust will no longer serve as currency. More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby

Risk, Fear and Faith

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

Has the imprudence of those who led our economic system to the edge of collapse caused us all to become increasingly risk-averse, to the detriment of creativity, enterprise and faith? More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby

Whose Recovery Is It, Anyway?

by Robert Gordon

Economic growth can bring about widespread improvement in living standards, but it doesn't necessarily do so; and they aren't always sustainable or evenly distributed. More »

 Robert Gordon

Why Expect Charities to be Different?

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

One of the tragic by products of the increasing power of money is that churches and charities quickly become captive to ways of thinking which have negative effects on the world's poor. More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby

Could there be a Finance Sector with Convictions?

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

I do my banking, a bit of my shopping and all my energy purchase with the Co-op. So I certainly watch with the concern of one who has personal reasons for wanting the mess cleared up. More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby

Making Finance Fair

by Julian Bond

How can faith communities do more to inject a sense of fairness in the financial system? More »

 Julian Bond

[Summary Report] The City and the Common Good: What kind of City do we want?

by St Pauls Institute

Summary report from our recent series. including key points from our eminent speakers and results of an audience survey conducted following the series. More »

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Who Sets a 'Fair' Price?

by Rt Revd Peter Selby

The shortcomings of the markets are not just things for good people to think about: they require resistance in the name of the common good. More »

Rt Revd Peter Selby
Climate Change: Building the Will for Action
Hunger is a 'national crisis', religious leaders tell Cameron
theguardian.com

Religious leaders and faith groups ask David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg to tackle the causes of food poverty.

High-Frequency Traders Get Curbs as EU Reins In Flash Boys
bloomberg.com

European Union lawmakers are poised to approve some of the toughest restrictions in the world on high-frequency trading.

What is St Ethelburga's City Forum?
stethelburgas.org

Amrita Bhohi, Project Co-Ordinator for the new City Forum initiative at St Ethelburga's, talks about the formation and plans for this forward-looking project.

Lawsuit claims CME gave high-frequency traders special access
reuters.com

A group of traders has accused the operator of the world's largest derivatives exchange of selling market data to high frequency traders, cheating other investors who lacked such access.

IPCC climate change report: averting catastrophe is eminently affordable
theguardian.com

Landmark UN analysis concludes global roll-out of clean energy would shave only a tiny fraction off economic growth.

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