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Stewardship Luncheons and Workshops in Hawai’i

April 5, 2017

In partnership with the Hawai’i Conference of United Church of Christ (HCUCC) and the Hawai’i Conference Foundation (HC Foundation), United Church Funds (UCF) hosted stewardship luncheons and workshops in Hawai’i from March 22-24. The workshops offered pastors and lay leaders involved … 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 »

 

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, 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 »

 

June Market Review

July 27, 2016

Shortly after the end of each month, our Chief Investment Strategist David Klassen provides a review of the market and our funds’ performance. Following is a summary of June —

 

April Market Review

June 2, 2016

Shortly after the end of each month, our Chief Investment Strategist David Klassen provides a review of the market and our funds’ performance. Following is a summary of April —

 

United Church Funds lessens exposure to oil, gas and coal in Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

April 19, 2016

United Church Funds has improved its Beyond Fossil Fuel Fund offerings in order to increase impact and meet the desires of UCF’s current and potential investors. 

 

2015 Annual Report now available

March 30, 2016

UCF’s 2015 Annual Report is now available. Please click here to download a copy. Because some of our funds require more time to report final results, the audited financials are expected by the end of the 2nd quarter and will be published … Continue »

 

UCF Assists UCC Efforts at Worker Safety and Rights

February 17, 2016

In accordance with our social investment strategies, United Church Funds recently helped the Justice and Witness Ministry support worker safety and rights efforts at Tyson Foods, a company which United Church Funds owns. Learn more here.

 
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