SRI In the News

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 »

 

UCF, Investors Want Fair and Transparent Drug Pricing

October 25, 2016

Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), including United Church Funds, will be filing shareholder resolutions with several pharmaceutical companies this year calling for disclosure of the reasons for and risks of increasing the prices of pharmaceuticals. In … Continue »

 

UCF, Investors Call on Wells Fargo to Shape Up

October 13, 2016

Investors, customers and stakeholders continue to be appalled by the actions of Wells Fargo in creating false accounts to drive up revenues and fees. United Church Funds has been a part of an investor group meeting with the company for … Continue »

 

UCF among Investors Calling for Full Repeal of NC Law HB2

September 26, 2016

United Church Funds is a signatory of a statement organized by Trillium Asset Management, Croatan Institute and the New York City Comptroller which gathers investors representing $2.1 Trillion in collective assets under management calling for a full repeal of North … Continue »

 

Private Prison Contracts To Be Curtailed by the Department of Justice

August 18, 2016

United Church Funds is proud to have played a small part in criticizing the conduct of private prisons and celebrates today’s news that the Department of Justice is seeking to limit their contracts with private prison companies. The Department of … Continue »

 

UCF discusses approaches to Mideast peace with Catholic News Service

March 14, 2016

In a recent article published by the Catholic News Service, Katie McCloskey outlines some of the long-term strategies UCF has used to pressure companies to cease operating in — and profiting from — Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.

 

UCF featured in PBS interview

February 23, 2016

In a recent interview conducted by Deborah Potter for PBS’ Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, Director of Social Responsibility Katie McCloskey spoke about our historic, particular response to calls for nonviolent actions to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

 

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 »

 

UCF and Investors Support Legislation Requiring Disclosure and Corporate Action on Human Trafficking Risks

October 13, 2015

United Church Funds joined over 100 investors with over $1 trillion in assets under management in sending a statement to the US Senate and House of Representatives urging strong bi-partisan support for The Business Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and … Continue »

 
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