United Church Funds, a leading provider of investment management to churches and faith-based organizations, commends SunTrust Bank for its decision to stop future financing of the private prison and detention industries.
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.
After 28 years of service as the President of United Church Funds (UCF), Donald G. Hart has announced his plan to retire in June 2019. Don has played a critical role in the growth and development of UCF since joining the organization in 1989 and becoming president in 1991.
UCF together with members of Investors for Opioid Accountability, a coalition of 30 treasurers, asset managers, faith-based, public and labor funds with over $1.3 trillion in assets, are filling multiple shareholder proposals on board oversight of business risks related to opioid at 10 opioid distributor and manufacturer companies.
David Klassen Chief, Investment Strategist and Michael de Guzman, Senior Portfolio Manager, co-authored the article that illustrates the importance of global equity diversification as a prudent investment practice.
UCF, in collaboration with the United Church of Christ, launched the Planned Giving Microsite. The microsite will provide UCC churches and ministries with the educational resources and marketing tools necessary to build a successful planned giving program.
UCF is pleased to share the progress of our response to the call for urgent action on climate change to the 31st General Synod of the United Church of Christ meeting in Baltimore, Maryland from June 30-July 4, 2017.
This week the House of Representatives voted to pass the Financial CHOICE Act, which would severely limit shareholder rights and harm several beneficial practices and institutions that arose from the Dodd-Frank Act. UCF has sent letters to legislators imploring them to not support this detrimental legislation.