SRI In the News

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 »

 

The Financial CHOICE Act Would Hurt Investors

June 10, 2017

This week the House of Representatives voted to pass the Financial CHOICE Act, which would severely limit shareholder rights and harm several beneficial practices and institutions that arose from the Dodd-Frank Act.

 

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 »

 

Climate Change Doesn’t Care if US Leaves Paris Accord

June 1, 2017

The Paris Accord is a multinational commitment that the whole world made to reduce climate change. United Church Funds continues to believe in the aims of the Paris Accord and will always keep climate change top-of-mind when making investment decisions. … Continue »

 

Investor Groups Are Defending Shareholder Rights

April 4, 2017

United Church Funds is a member of several organizations defending the rights of shareholders to present shareholder resolutions to the companies we own. The new US administration and its views has encouraged the Business Roundtable to label the shareholder resolution … Continue »

 

UCF Calls for Transparency in Pay Differences

March 21, 2017

Faith-based investors speak out on risks of a change in SEC’s planned disclosure of employee-to-CEO pay ratio Led by our ecumenical partners, United Church Funds is one of a group of seven faith-based investment organizations in urging the Securities and … Continue »

 

United Church Funds Sustainability Report

December 19, 2016

United Church Funds is pleased to release its latest Sustainability Report. This report examines United Church Funds’ efforts, operationally and externally, to live into our role as a socially responsible, faithful investing partner on behalf of our clients. In this … Continue »

 

United Church Funds Takes Stand on Dakota Access Pipeline

December 1, 2016

As a faith-based investor, United Church Funds (UCF) utilizes our moral voice in matters of environmental, social, and governance impacts. Along with other concerned investors, we are using this voice to support the protest of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe … Continue »

 

Learn How UCF Invests in Waste Reduction and Energy Conversion

November 3, 2016

Through our investment manager Community Capital Management and other outlets, United Church Funds makes impact investments – investments with a specific social or environmental expected outcome. A recent post from Community Capital describes an investment in a Honolulu power plant … 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 »

 
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