Quakers in Scotland have joined with civic society organisations in calling on the First Minister to discuss how Scotland can lead a radical response to the double crises of climate change and Coro
Quakers want an economic system that has equality, justice and environmental sustainability at its heart.
In 2011, the annual gathering of British Quakers noted that 'the global economic system is posited on continued expansion and growth, and in its pursuit of growth it is often unjust, violent and destructive.' Quaker work on economic justice springs from this understanding.
We are part of a wider movement working to build a 'new economy' that puts people and planet before profit. As well as learning more about our economic system to inform and inspire our witness, Quakers are working to challenge injustices and build positive, practical alternatives.
Quakers in Scotland have: