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.
UCF hosted a quarterly Town Hall meeting on February 15, 2022, to share a review of UCF’s investment performance, organizational updates and the latest in our responsible investing efforts. Access the Town Hall recording, presentation slides and poll results!
Sustainable investing strategies have been hotly debated, and in recent weeks, that debate has reached something of a fever pitch as high-profile journalists and spokespersons shared their takes. In this article, Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing, shared an integral part of responsible investing that was often overlooked.