Market update: What is happening?

A mid-year market insight provided by David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist.

Update on General Synod, Policy Changes and Socially Responsible Investing

UCF was very involved in several conversations during General Synod regarding socially responsible investing practices. To learn more about our efforts and recent changes made to our investing policy, please read the following letter from UCF President Don Hart.

Higher temperatures, higher volatility

A mid-year market review provided by David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist.

MidEast Peace resolution passes at Synod

A resolution calling for all members of the UCC to support non-violent activism in the Israeli-occupied territories of Palestine passed at the 30th General Synod in Cleveland today.

UCF urges Shell to leave ALEC

UCF is one of several ethical investors urging Shell to cancel its membership with ALEC, an organization with a questionable stance on climate change. 

UCF co-files successful BP & Shell shareholder resolutions

UCF was one of only a handful of US co-filers on both the BP and Shell resolutions. The Aiming for A investor coalition urges fossil fuel companies to achieve the highest level of assessment by the Carbon Disclosure Project.

UCF in Green Money Icon Interview Series

Katie McCloskey, UCF’s Director of Social Responsibility, joined other faith-based investors in an interview with Faith and Investing: Rediscovering the Soul of an Investment Revolution — the latest issue of Green Money.

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.