July 2018 Market Review

August 27, 2018

Following is a summary of the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of July 2018, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.


UCF President Announces Retirement

January 18, 2018

After 28 years of service as the President of United Church Funds (UCF), Donald G. Hart has announced his plan to retire in June 2019. Don has played a critical role in the growth and development of UCF since joining … Continue »


UCF Announces Changes in Exclusionary Screening

November 17, 2017

United Church Funds (UCF) today announced an important update pertaining to UCF exclusionary screening policy.


Climate Change Doesn’t Care if US Leaves Paris Accord

June 1, 2017

The Paris Accord is a multinational commitment that the whole world made to reduce climate change. United Church Funds continues to believe in the aims of the Paris Accord and will always keep climate change top-of-mind when making investment decisions. … Continue »


April Market Review

May 19, 2017

Following is a summary of the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of April 2017, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David Klassen.


UCF Chief Investment Strategist Speaks on the Future of ESG and Impact Investing

April 26, 2017

David Klassen, United Church Funds’ Chief Investment Strategist, recently contributed to the influential Goldman Sachs Asset Management Symposium, speaking on “The Future of ESG and Impact Investing.”


Stewardship Luncheons and Workshops in Hawai’i

April 5, 2017

In partnership with the Hawai’i Conference of United Church of Christ (HCUCC) and the Hawai’i Conference Foundation (HC Foundation), United Church Funds (UCF) hosted stewardship luncheons and workshops in Hawai’i from March 22-24. The workshops offered pastors and lay leaders involved … Continue »


Investor Groups Are Defending Shareholder Rights

April 4, 2017

United Church Funds is a member of several organizations defending the rights of shareholders to present shareholder resolutions to the companies we own. The new US administration and its views has encouraged the Business Roundtable to label the shareholder resolution … Continue »


UCF Calls for Transparency in Pay Differences

March 21, 2017

Faith-based investors speak out on risks of a change in SEC’s planned disclosure of employee-to-CEO pay ratio Led by our ecumenical partners, United Church Funds is one of a group of seven faith-based investment organizations in urging the Securities and … Continue »


Learn How UCF Invests in Waste Reduction and Energy Conversion

November 3, 2016

Through our investment manager Community Capital Management and other outlets, United Church Funds makes impact investments – investments with a specific social or environmental expected outcome. A recent post from Community Capital describes an investment in a Honolulu power plant … Continue »

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