Beyond Fossil Fuels

UCF Progress on 2013 General Synod Resolution

July 6, 2017

United Church Funds (UCF) is pleased to share the progress of our response to the call for urgent action on climate change to the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ meeting in Baltimore, Maryland from June 30-July … Continue »

 

UCF Still In on Climate

June 5, 2017

United Church Funds, along with over 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities, representing the broadest cross section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action, today declared their intent to continue to ensure … Continue »

 

UCF and UCC Collaborate to Support the Standing Rock Sioux

November 1, 2016

It is of the utmost importance for United Church Funds to be in collaboration and be in covenant whenever possible with the United Church of Christ. As a faith-based investor, UCF also utilizes our moral voice in matters of environmental, … Continue »

 

United Church Funds lessens exposure to oil, gas and coal in Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

April 19, 2016

United Church Funds has improved its Beyond Fossil Fuel Fund offerings in order to increase impact and meet the desires of UCF’s current and potential investors. 

 

Community Capital Management to manage portion of Fixed Income Fund

January 13, 2016

United Church Funds is excited to announce that Community Capital Management (CCM) is now managing $35 million of its fixed income allocation.

 

UCF Supports COP21 Through the Paris Pledge

December 16, 2015

United Church Funds is proud to be a supporter of the Paris Pledge for Action (L’Appel de Paris), an initiative joining over 100 parties with more than US$ 10 trillion in assets under management sending a clear indication of commitment … Continue »

 

Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund turns one!

November 3, 2015

It is one year today since the launch of our Beyond Fossil Fuels Funds. We would like to thank all the investors who made this fossil-fuel-free option possible and for joining us on our journey to rescue creation. For more … Continue »

 

Shell Exits ALEC, UCF Part of Investor Group That Called for It

August 7, 2015

United Church Funds is so proud to congratulate Shell for terminating its membership in the American Legislative Exchange Council. UCF was one of 19 international investors that called for Shell to terminate its membership in ALEC, based on the company’s … Continue »

 

UCF urges Shell to leave ALEC

June 10, 2015

UCF is one of several ethical investors urging Shell to cancel its membership with ALEC, an organization with a questionable stance on climate change. 

 

Investors challenge fossil fuel companies to disclose carbon asset risks

April 17, 2015

UCF is one of 62 institutional investors calling on the SEC to require better climate risk disclosure by fossil fuel companies. As sustainable and climate-friendly sources of energy become more available and desirable, the current business model being used by … Continue »

 
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