Matt Wagner, Vice President, Institutional Relationships, has prepared a fiduciary focus article that discusses the importance of maintaining a long-term focus on investment strategies, even during challenging and uncertain times. Read the article.
UCF today announced that it has awarded a total of $174,000 to 32 scholarship recipients representing 17 UCC conferences through the Helen and Richard Brown Endowment for Pastoral Scholarships. These grants will provide much-needed funds to these scholars as they pursue their continuing pastoral education. Read more.
The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility celebrated its 50th anniversary as a coalition of faith- and values-based investors on March 31. UCF and the UCC played prominent roles at the gala. Read more!
As the war in Ukraine rattles global energy markets, sustainable investors worry that the calls to address global climate concerns are getting drowned out by the cacophony of short-term energy needs. How does this affect the progress of sustainable investing?
In March, UCF led a workshop on organizational sustainability at the annual gathering of the Council for Health and Human Service Ministries. The workshop uses the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for organizations to develop sustainability goals. View and download the presentation today.
UCF 2021 Annual Report highlights our commitment to responsible investing, as well as the 2021 investment commentary and market outlook, UCF’s financial position, updates regarding the Brown Endowment Scholarships and stories from our clients that illustrate how their missions and ministries are funded through our values-aligned investment strategies. Read and download today.
In response to a 2021 shareholder resolution co-filed by UCF, Norfolk Southern has responded by releasing its first ever Climate Lobbying report and financial contributions to seven different trade associations.
In celebration of Black History Month, we spoke with three United Church Funds board members who have made their own achievements and asked them which figures from Black History have inspired them and their work in advancing social and racial justice.