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.
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.
You’ve no doubt seen the media attention given to the United Church of Christ’s General Synod vote on July 1 to support a resolution titled Urging Divestment – Along with Other Strategies – from Fossil Fuel Companies. Many media outlets … Continue »
GENERAL SYNOD, Long Beach CA — Tim Smith, Director of ESG Engagement at Walden Asset Management and former director of the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility, speaks at an educational session on climate change on the first day of Synod. … Continue »
In 2005, the General Synod of the United Church of Christ called on its members and ministries to use economic leverage to promote peace in the Middle East. Since that Synod, United Church Funds has worked actively within the … Continue »