UCF today announced the launch of the Just World Fund, a fixed income impact fund that will enable churches and faith-based organizations to leverage their investable assets to address global economic justice, fair housing, human rights to water and nutrition, and solutions for environmental security.
UCF is celebrating the very successful campaign at pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt, where a resolution that UCF sponsored on lobbying disclosures generated 79.7% support from the company’s shareholders.
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.