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Wellcome Trust rejects call to make 'grand gesture' over fossil fuel investments

30 Mar 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

The Wellcome Trust’s director has defended the charity’s investments in fossil fuel firms, arguing that it uses its position as a shareholder to influence companies.

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Charity news in brief - May 2006

In news this month: a study into the benefits of the Investing in Volunteers kitemark; Compact launches a new local work book; Futurebuilders release a publication regarding voluntary sector contracts; and Sue Ryder Care implements a rewards system

NACVS launches new kitemark

Local voluntary and community infrastructure organisations have voted to introduce a new set of performance standards.

Brand new CFDG

Charity Finance Directors' Group has launched its new logo.

Sector press gives bum steer

It is bad enough when people outside the voluntary sector report stories and release information that is either plain wrong or simply reinforces incorrect assumptions held by the public.

He was just so nice - an over used word, but I can only ever see Daniel with a smile on his face. Genuine, wickedly funny, intelligent, oozing with foresight and interest.

» Daniel Phelan dies, aged 58

Acevo launches public trust inquiry

Acevo has launched a chief executives' inquiry into trust in charities, focusing on their perspectives on public trust, and their role in promoting and preserving the charity brand.

Commission bangs out new logo

The Charity Commission has rebranded itself by unveiling a new logo. It was launched following the results of the Commission's strategic review.

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