List of FBOs divested

Faith-based organisations that have committed to divest from fossil fuels 

Note that these lists are not comprehensive. A more comprehensive list of notable divestment commitments worldwide can be found here: https://divestmentdatabase.org/


Australian faith-based                              Faith-based

organisations                                             organisations globally

·       Caritas Australia

·       Council of Progressive Rabbis of Australia, Asia and New Zealand

·       Melbourne Unitarian Church

·       Sydney Buddhist Centre

·       Uniting Church Synod of Victoria/Tasmania

·       Society of Friends (Quakers) in Australia

·       EarthSong

·       Uniting Church in Australia Assembly

·       Anglican Diocese of Canberra-Goulburn

·       Anglican Diocese of Perth

·       Anglican Diocese of Melbourne

·       Uniting Church Synod of Western Australia

·       four Catholic religious orders

    • Presentation Society of Australia and PNG
    • Marist Sisters
    • Passionist Fathers
    • Presentation Sisters, Wagga

Religious Society of friends (Quakers) in Australia

Religious Society of friends (Quakers) in Victoria

Religious Society of friends (Quakers) in NSW

Jesuits Australia

Presentation Congregation Queensland

Missionary Society of St Columban

CatholicCare Sandhurst

Institute of the Sisters of Mercy, Australia & PNG

Mission Congregation Servants of the Holy Spirit

Justice and Peace Office, Archdiocese of Sydney

Australian Religious Response to Climate Change

 ·       All Catholic Scottish Dioceses

·       9 Catholic Dioceses in the UK, including Birmingham, Southwark, Leeds, Lancaster, Middlesbrough, Hallam

·       Five Catholic Dioceses in Ireland and Archdiocese of Armagh

·       Irish Catholic Bishops Conference

·       Catholic Church of Philippines

·       Catholic Archdiocese of Semarang, Indonesia

·       Caritas India

·       Caritas Internationalis

·       Georgetown University, USA

·       Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya

·       Focolare Movement

·       Catholic Church in Greece

·       Catholic Archdiocese of Suva, Fiji

·       World Council of Churches

·       Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa/New Zealand

·       Methodist Church in Ireland

·       Methodist Church in Britain

·       American Jewish World Service, USA

·       Islamic Society of North America

·       Network of Buddhist Organisations, UK

·       Scottish Episcopal Church

·       Anglican Church of Aotearoa

·       Anglican Church of Southern Africa

·       Baptist Union of Great Britain

·       Church of Sweden

·       Presbyterian Church, USA

·       Triratna Buddhist Community, Highlands, UK

·       15 Anglican Dioceses in the UK, including Birmingham, Bristol, Durham, Manchester, Oxford, Newcastle

·       9 Unitarian Universalist Churches in USA


According to last year’s Invest/Divest report, December 2022, faith institutions represented more than 35% of all divestment commitments globally, more than any other single sector.