United Church Funds lessens exposure to oil, gas and coal in Beyond Fossil Fuels Fund

United Church Funds has improved its Beyond Fossil Fuel Fund offerings in order to increase impact and meet the desires of UCF’s current and potential investors. 

UCF discusses approaches to Mideast peace with Catholic News Service

In a recent article published by the Catholic News Service, Katie McCloskey outlines some of the long-term strategies UCF has used to pressure companies to cease operating in — and profiting from — Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.

UCF featured in PBS interview

In a recent interview conducted by Deborah Potter for PBS’ Religion & Ethics News Weekly, Director of Social Responsibility Katie McCloskey spoke about our historic, particular response to calls for nonviolent actions to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. These efforts highlight UCF’s unique ability to tailor portfolios to align with the values of our clients.

Mid-January, 2016 Update

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

Community Capital Management to manage portion of Fixed Income Fund

United Church Funds is excited to announce that Community Capital Management is now managing $35 million of its fixed income allocation.

UCF Supports COP21 Through the Paris Pledge

UCF is proud to be a supporter of the Paris Pledge for Action (L’Appel de Paris), an initiative joining over 100 parties with more than US$ 10 trillion in assets under management sending a clear indication of a commitment to a transition to a low-carbon economy.

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.