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Shortly after the end of each month, our Chief Investment Strategist provides highlights of the market and our funds’ performance. Following is a summarized review of January — … continue reading »
A report in Responsible Investor (paid subscription required) — BP follows rival Shell in advising shareholders to back ‘Aiming for A’ climate resolution — credits a shareholder motion (‘Strategic Resilience for 2035 and Beyond’) for progress in climate action with major fossil fuel producers. United Church Funds was one of only a handful of US co-filers on both the BP and Shell resolutions. The Aiming for A investor coalition urges fossil fuel companies to achieve the highest level of assessment by the Carbon Disclosure Project. … continue reading »
Katie McCloskey, United Church Funds’ Director of Social Responsibility, joined other faith-based investors in Faith and Investing: Rediscovering the Soul of an Investment Revolution — the latest issue of Green Money. Click here to see what Katie, in particular, has to say.
David A. Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist
Equity and fixed-income markets ended the year with mixed, but still positive results. Global economic and geopolitical concerns resurfaced, and there was more underlying turbulence than indicated by headline results. One business magazine called 2014 the year that nothing worked! A better way to say it might be: the best way to thrive was just to stay simple. … continue reading »