Observing and Celebrating Juneteenth

As a demonstration of our support for the Black Lives Matter movement as well as our commitment to changes that lead to lasting justice, UCF will observe Friday, June 19, as a holiday in celebration of Juneteenth.

We Stand in Solidarity with Those Seeking Justice

We at United Church Funds are deeply concerned about what is happening throughout our nation. UCF is recommitting to using the proven and powerful strategy of responsible investing: investing to make a difference.

Socially Responsible Investing #ForNature

World Environment Day falls on June 5. In commemoration, UCF is proud to share the partnerships we have forged, the work that we have accomplished and the progress of our initiatives to help address environmental issues. Read our initiatives, from our launch of the Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund to our response in addressing the climate crisis. 

April 2020 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of April 2020, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Fond Farewells

UCF bids farewell to two long-time and well-loved executives, who are leaving UCF to pursue professional opportunities elsewhere.

AbbVie Shareholders Support Resolution on Link between Drug Price and Executive Pay

Today, 23.9% of voting shareholders of AbbVie, a U.S. pharmaceutical company, supported a United Church Funds-led shareholder resolution to report on the “feasibility of incorporating public concern over high drug price into the senior executive compensation arrangement.” 

UCF’s Shareholder Resolution for Gilead Sciences Receives 43.4% Support

United Church Funds is proud to have coordinated a shareholder resolution with Gilead Sciences, Inc. that received 43.4% support at Gilead’s annual general meeting on May 6, 2020. The resolution requested the company to separate the position of the Chair of the Board from the CEO position.

Creating Impact in Community through Socially Responsible Investing

United Church Funds talked with Rev. John H. Pomeroy, Co-Pastor at First Congregational Church of Pasadena, to learn about the church’s history, mission, and how they deepen their impact in the community through socially responsible investing.

April 2020 Client Account Statements

Account Statements for April 2020 is available via the Client access link at the top of this page using your login and password. Please contact us if you do not have a login and password.

Q1 2020 Market Update and Review

Matt Wagner, Director, Institutional Relationships, discussed with David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, the impact of COVID-19 on the global market, what recovery looks like and the benefits of diversification.