2014: A Year of Simplicity

The following is a market insight provided by David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist.

UCF invests in Green Bonds

UCF and the PBUCC have together invested $20 million in Green Bonds as part of the fixed income portfolio, furthering UCF’s commitment to a low-carbon economy.

Investment Committee meets

UCF’s Investment Committee met in New York on June 16 to review the portfolio’s performance and discuss the development of two new fund options for investors.

Monitoring political spending no longer a priority for SEC

Despite longstanding pressure from shareholders for public companies to disclose political spending, the SEC recently removed a plan to consider the rule from its agenda. 

Protecting portfolios against higher interest rates

Andrew Russell, Head of Fixed Income Investments provided his insight on protecting portfolio against higher interest rates.

Clarifying the fossil fuels resolution

Focusing on divestment doesn’t tell the full story of the changes the Church has committed to accomplishing. This article outlines our commitment to a General Synod resolution related to fossil fuels.  

General Synod votes yes!

UCF 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 Companies to Address Climate Change.