ESG

Women Investing Today – Seeking Justice in Our Financial Lives

May 11, 2018

At a time when women are increasingly making their voices heard in arenas across the American spectrum, many clergywomen and women that sit on investment committees are seeking opportunities to use their church endowments to positively impact society.

 

Love of Creation: Green Investing

April 19, 2018

As people around the world celebrate Earth Day on Sunday, April 22, we thought this is an opportune time to share our thoughts and explain how UCF’s investment in green bonds provides a competitive return and helps to develop a … Continue »

 

SRI Update: Corporate Dialogues and Shareholder Resolutions

March 27, 2018

Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) refers to investment strategies that seek not only to provide financial return but also the process of selecting companies in which to invest in that have sustainable and ethical environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

 

Opioid Investor Task Force Scores Win with Proxy Voting Advisor Agencies

February 14, 2018

Proxy advisory firms Institutional Investor Service (ISS) and Glass Lewis are supporting three shareholder proposals at AmerisourceBergen calling for board oversight of opioid business risks. The shareholder proposals were submitted by members of the Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA), a … Continue »

 

UCF Progress on 2013 General Synod Resolution

July 6, 2017

United Church Funds (UCF) is pleased to share the progress of our response to the call for urgent action on climate change to the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ meeting in Baltimore, Maryland from June 30-July … Continue »

 

The Financial CHOICE Act Would Hurt Investors

June 10, 2017

This week the House of Representatives voted to pass the Financial CHOICE Act, which would severely limit shareholder rights and harm several beneficial practices and institutions that arose from the Dodd-Frank Act.

 

United Church Funds Sustainability Report

December 19, 2016

United Church Funds is pleased to release its latest Sustainability Report. This report examines United Church Funds’ efforts, operationally and externally, to live into our role as a socially responsible, faithful investing partner on behalf of our clients. In this … Continue »

 

United Church Funds Takes Stand on Dakota Access Pipeline

December 1, 2016

As a faith-based investor, United Church Funds (UCF) utilizes our moral voice in matters of environmental, social, and governance impacts. Along with other concerned investors, we are using this voice to support the protest of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe … Continue »

 

United Church Funds Hosts Standing Rock Tribal Chair as Investors Look to Offer Support

November 1, 2016

With support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe continuing to mount in opposition to the construction of an oil pipeline through the native community’s North Dakota lands, tribal elders are seeing solidarity from the faith community in the fight against … Continue »

 
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