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