News & Updates

Recognizing Retiring UCF President Don Hart

June 25, 2019

The United Church of Christ formally expressed its appreciation on Monday to Don Hart, who is retiring at the end of the month after 28 years of service as the president of United Church Funds (UCF).

 

Recognizing Opioid Addiction as a Health Epidemic

June 24, 2019

On June 22, Katie McCloskey, UCF Director of Social Responsibility, delivered a speech at the 2019 General Synod to introduce the Opioid Epidemic resolution. After her address, the resolution passed overwhelmingly. Below is the video from the Synod plenary and … Continue »

 

UCF Work in Support of Resolution to Address Opioid Epidemic

June 19, 2019

United Church Funds is proud of its work to mitigate the opioid epidemic and produced the following report to inform General Synod 2019 delegates about its accomplishments in relation to the resolution of witness, which will be considered at General … Continue »

 

UCF Work in Support of a Resolution to Abolish the Growth and Existence of Private Prisons

June 18, 2019

United Church Funds has prepared the following report to inform General Synod 2019 delegates about UCF’s position on private prisons and the work for justice on the finance and support of private prison corporations. General Synod delegates will deliberate “A … Continue »

 

UCF Report: Urging Divestment from Fossil Fuels Companies to Address Climate Change

June 17, 2019

United Church Funds continues its work to address fossil fuels investments and providing our stakeholders with options for investing without fossil fuels exposure.

 

May 2019 Market Review

June 17, 2019

Following is a summary of the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of May 2019, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

 

UCF Leads a Resolution that Generates 79.7% Support from Shareholders

May 22, 2019

United Church Funds (UCF) is celebrating the very successful campaign at pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt, where a resolution that UCF sponsored on lobbying disclosures generated 79.7% support from the company’s shareholders.

 

April 2019 Market Review

May 16, 2019

Following is a summary of the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of April 2019, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

 

March 2019 Market Review

April 18, 2019

Following is a summary of the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of March 2019, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

 

How ESG Investing Helps Address the Opioid Crisis

April 5, 2019

The 24th General Synod in 2003 noted that “the emphasis of the United States’ war on drugs continues to be on the production and supply of illegal substances rather than focusing on the demand for drugs in our own land;” … Continue »

 
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