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CC14 guidance update: greener investments, greater uncertainty?

Lloyd Brown

Trusts & Trustees, Volume: 29, Issue: 10

Swansea University Author: Lloyd Brown

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This article examines the newly released Charity Commission guidance, known simply as the “CC14”. The CC14 provides investment guidance to the charity sector and has recently been renewed following the case of Butler-Sloss & Ors v The Charity Commission for England and Wales & Anor [2022] EW...

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ISSN: 1363-1780 1752-2110
Published: Oxford University Press (OUP) 2023
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