Check out Jim Motavalli’s interview with Katie McCloskey on 89.5 WPKN as they discuss the ins-and-outs of the fossil fuels resolution.
After a year of conversation, negotiation, learning and more discussion, United Church Funds is proud to announce that General Synod 29 has voted with 72.5% to approve the resolution Urging Divestment — Along with Other Strategies — from Fossil Fuel … Continue »
United Church Funds is proud of the work accomplished to arrive at a unanimous committee vote to recommend to the General Synod the following resolution — Urging Divestment from Fossil Fuel Companies With the sponsors of the original resolution, we collectively … 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 »
On June 27, the Interfaith Center for Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) released a white paper on fossil fuel investment, Insights for Investors Working for Bolder Intervention on Climate Change. Drafted by Tim Smith of Walden Asset Management, the document has been … Continue »
At General Synod 29 in Long Beach CA, the issue of fossil fuel divestment is a hot topic. United Church Funds has been in close and continuing conversation with the Rev. Dr. Jim Antal, whose Massachusetts Conference sponsored the resolution … Continue »
Long a leading participant in shareholder activism around climate change, United Church Funds appreciates the spirit of action evidenced by the 350.org campaign and its supporters, who are building an important pathway of movement forward on climate change awareness and … Continue »