SRI In the News

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 »

 

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.

 
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