Launch of Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

November 4, 2014

United Church Funds is proud to announce the launch of its Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund —  a domestic core equity fund free of investments in US companies producing or exploring for fossil fuels. With an initial commitment of $21 million … Continue »


Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund to open November 1

October 17, 2014

Responding to the desire of many of its investors for a fund free of fossil fuel companies, United Church Funds will open its new Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund with $20 million from committed investors around the United Church of Christ. Initially a … Continue »


Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund garners support

September 9, 2014

UCF is encouraged by the support UCC investors are showing through their financial commitments to the Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund. Already at $18 million (an increase from $16 million at time of publication), a commitment of $20 million will allow UCF to offer … Continue »


Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

July 1, 2014

On the anniversary of General Synod’s historic fossil fuels resolution, UCF is pleased to announce plans towards the Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund — a new fund free of fossil fuel companies! Read the full story here.


Progress towards Fund Free of Fossil Fuel Companies

June 20, 2014

UCF’s Investment Committee met in New York on June 16 to review the portfolio’s performance and discuss development of two new fund options for investors. Fund Free of Fossil Fuels Furthering UCF’s commitment to the General Synod fossil fuels resolution, … Continue »


UCF heats up its fossil fuels engagements

May 21, 2014

Shareholder engagement with Occidental Petroleum Corporation (Oxy) and Archer Daniels Midland is among the recent actions UCF has taken in its work around the fossil fuels resolution.


Katie McCloskey discusses resolution on WPKN

February 7, 2014

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.


Katie McCloskey featured in ClimateWire article

January 30, 2014

Katie McCloskey has had a busy week! ClimateWire is the latest publication to discuss the fossil fuels resolution with her. Read the following article by Nathanael Massey — 


UCC feature interview with Katie McCloskey

January 28, 2014

The UCC’s Media Department interviewed Katie McCloskey on January 22, giving her an opportunity to share UCF’s progress around the fossil fuels resolution. To read the interview, click here.


Update on progress – climate change response

October 16, 2013

As part of its commitment to remain in covenant with the United Church of Christ through its General Synod, United Church Funds is providing the first update on progress on goals outlined in the resolution Urging Divestment – Along with Other … Continue »

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