JustShare is a coalition of churches and charities committed to promoting a just share of the world’s resources for all.
We do this through free public debates, seminars, lectures and other events aiming to engage specifically with the City of London on issues of global development and justice, and to encourage positive action in response. Learn more here.
Is it safe to drink the water? Healthy humans and water justice
15th March 2017
St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside
Our speakers included Professor Hugh Montgomery and Dr Lee Hooper. Chaired by Christine Hancock.
6:00pm, Wednesday 24th May 2017 at St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside
The common good requires a universally accepted system of taxation that is perceived as being fair. What are the legal and moral responsibilities of businesses in relation to taxation? How do ethical businesses reconcile their duty to provide the maximum return to their shareholders with their responsibility to other stakeholders and to contributing towards a just society for all?
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to talk about the potential benefits and pitfalls of responsible taxation in an unfair world.
Speakers will include:
Rev William Morris (PwC and St Martin-in-the-Fields)
Janine Juggins (Unilever)
Ewan Livingston (ActionAid)
Chaired by Barbara Ridpath (Director, St Paul's Institute)
6:00pm, Wednesday 14th June 2017 at St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside
Please join us for a Christian Social and Political Thought lecture by the Ven. Elizabeth Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney. The session will be Chaired by the Revd Lis Goddard, Vicar of St James the Less, Pimlico.
The Ven. Elizabeth Adekunle was born in North London. She trained for Ordination at Ridley Hall, Cambridge, during which she completed a second Masters and is currently working on a part time postgraduate degree. Whilst serving her curacy in the parish of St. Luke, Homerton, she also worked as an on-call chaplain at Homerton Hospital and as Chaplain at St. Mellitus Theological College. In 2011, Elizabeth moved back to Cambridge to take up the post of Chaplain at St. John’s College. She has been part of the Archbishop's Evangelism Task Group for the past two years and Elizabeth has been Archdeacon of Hackney since May 2016.
6:00pm, Wednesday 28th June 2017 at St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside
If international businesses want globalisation to be politically sustainable, they have an interest in finding ways to share its benefits more widely and consistently. Investing in a responsible way is a critical part of maintaining an ethical international business, but how do businesses ensure their investment practices are as responsible as possible? What are the larger guiding principles for choosing one type of investment over another?
Join us as we gather a panel of experts to talk about the challenges and rewards of ethical investment portfolios.
Speakers will include:
Edward Mason (Church Commissioners for England)
Mirja Lehmler-Brown (Aberdeen Asset Management)
Geoff Burnand (Investing for Good)