UCF Lauds Dollar Tree Settlement with OSHA

On August 23, Dollar Tree, Inc., one of the nation’s largest retailers, reached a wide-ranging worker safety agreement with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). While the OSHA settlement marks a significant advancement in workers’ rights, it falls short of UCF’s goals. Click to read more.

July 2023 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of July 2023, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Q2 2023 Town Hall Recording

In the Q2 2023 Town Hall Meeting, the UCF team delved into the upward market trends, fund performance and the profound impact of clients’ investments in shifting the conversation on environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices through multi-year shareholder engagements. Click to view the recording and download the presentation.

June 2023 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of June 2023, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Bryan Stevenson Urges Luncheon Attendees to Do Justice, Get Close to Those Suffering

The Valerie Russell Luncheon featuring author, attorney, activist and MacArthur Fellow Bryant Stevenson was a highly impactful event at General Synod 34. Watch his inspiring speech and read the full article.

Q2 2023 Account Statement and Investor Letter

Account statements as of June 30, 2023, and the Q2 investor letter from Charles Buck, President and CEO are now available. Read more.

UCF Congratulates Karen Georgia Thompson as First Woman to Lead UCC and Welcomes New UCF Board Members

UCF congratulates the Rev. Dr. Karen Georgia Thompson as the new General Minister and President of the UCC, following an overwhelmingly affirmative vote at General Synod 34, meeting in Indianapolis. Thompson will join three other newly elected Board members. Click to read more.

May 2023 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of May 2023, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.

Dollar General Shareholders Signal Strong Support for Workers’ Rights

In a significant victory for Dollar General’s workers, a shareholder resolution – filed by United Church Funds alongside Domini Impact Investing and several members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility – received 68% support from Dollar General shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on May 31. Click to read why this is a turning point for workers’ rights movement.

April 2023 Market Review

This article summarizes the markets and our funds’ performance for the month of April 2023, provided by our Chief Investment Strategist David A. Klassen.