SRI In the News

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 »

 

UCF & Investors Protect Shareholder Democracy

July 21, 2015

UCF lent its support to an initiative urging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to drop a controversial potential change to the rules regarding shareholder resolutions which would allow corporations to exclude resolutions submitted by shareholders (i.e., the owners of … Continue »

 

United Church Funds receives a favorable assessment from the UNPRI

July 15, 2015

The United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) is an organization of investors dedicated to responsible investing. United Church Funds is proud to be a signatory of the UNPRI. In this year’s UNPRI assessment of UCF’s responsible investing practices, we scored very … Continue »

 

MidEast Peace resolution passes at Synod

June 30, 2015

A resolution calling for all members of the UCC to support non-violent activism in the Israeli-occupied territories of Palestine passed at the 30th General Synod in Cleveland today.

 

UCF is expanding its staff

June 18, 2015

The Business Development and Social Responsibility departments are currently filling two new positions to help grow the organization. See the job openings here.

 

An insight into the MidEast struggle

June 11, 2015

After accompanying UCC’s Global Ministries to the Middle East in April this year, Director of Social Responsibility Katie McCloskey witnessed firsthand some of the needless suffering the Palestinians face. Read her blog piece here —

 

Launch of Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

November 3, 2014

United Church Funds is proud to announce the launch of its Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund —  a domestic core equity fund free of investments in US companies producing or exploring for fossil fuels.

 
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