While COVID-19 and climate change pose ongoing challenges, the stock market continues to generate more wealth than ever before. Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing, has written an article that reflects on these disparities and highlights a practice that is key to building back for a stronger future. Read more.
UCF is pleased to provide its clients with the ability to receive, exchange and transfer cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. We have prepared a guide that outlines the simple process and answer the most frequently asked questions. Download the guide today!
In 2017, UCF joined the Investors for Opioid Accountability (IOA). The IOA consists of 54 investors with over $3.5 trillion in assets under management and reflects the high level of concern investors have about board accountability and oversight of these opioid companies.
The United Church Funds Board of Directors announces the election of the Rev. Dr. Charles Buck as the new president and CEO of United Church Funds (UCF), the institutional investment ministry of the United Church of Christ (UCC). Rev. Buck will succeed Donald G. Hart, who announced his retirement in January 2018.
UCF joins other members of the Investor Alliance for Human Rights (IAHR) in celebrating the 70th anniversary of the UN Declaration on Human Rights. We are proud to be a member of the IAHR which interprets human rights to be one aspect of investors’ responsibility when making investment decisions.
Andrew Russell, Director of Fixed-Income Investments of The Pension Boards – United Church of Christ and Kathryn O’Neill McCloskey, Director of Social Responsibility, United Church Funds, share their insight on how investors can help protect the earth and achieve a competitive return from green investments.
United Church Funds celebrates the Massachusetts Conference of the United Church of Christ (MACUCC) Board of Director’s decision to transfer all of their assets currently invested with UCF to the Beyond Fossil Fuels Balanced Fund.
With the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 index, and other global equity markets having sold off after a strong January, the following is our perspective on the sudden return of volatility to the markets provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.