UCF Introduces Planned Giving Microsite

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 Progress on 2013 General Synod Resolution

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.

The Financial CHOICE Act Would Hurt Investors

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.

UCF Still In on Climate

United Church Funds, along with over 1,000 U.S. governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities, representing the broadest cross-section of the American economy yet assembled in pursuit of climate action, today declared their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions.

UCF Chief Investment Strategist Speaks on the Future of ESG and Impact Investing

David Klassen, United Church Funds’ Chief Investment Strategist, recently contributed to the influential Goldman Sachs Asset Management Symposium, speaking on “The Future of ESG and Impact Investing.”

UCF Calls for Transparency in Pay Difference

Faith-based investors speak out on risks of a change in SEC’s planned disclosure of employee-to-CEO pay ratio.

United Church Funds Takes Stand on Dakota Access Pipeline

Along with other concerned investors, UCF is using this voice to support the protest of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe for the rights of self-determination regarding the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

United Church Funds Hosts Standing Rock Tribal Chair as Investors Look to Offer Support

UCF welcomed tribal chairman Dave Archambault II to their offices in New York City to learn how it can help the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe protect the sacred grounds and waters from the Dakota Access Pipeline.

UCF among Investors Calling for Full Repeal of NC Law HB2

UCF is a signatory of a statement organized by Trillium Asset Management, Croatan Institute and the New York City Comptroller which gathers investors representing $2.1 trillion in collective assets under management calling for a full repeal of North Carolina’s notorious House Bill 2.

How Does Brexit Affect UCF’s Investment Strategy?

On June 23rd, 51.9 percent of U.K. voters opted to “Leave” the European Union, an outcome that surprised market participants. UCF’s Chief Investment Strategist, David Klassen shared his thoughts on how this affects UCF’s investment strategy.