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.
Over the last two years, there has been a spectacular increase in investments that focus on or include environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. UCF has prepared a report that examines the recent explosion of ESG investing universally, as well as the ways in which UCF, on behalf of its clients, has participated in and contributed to that growth. Download and read the report.
US SIF’s 13th edition of Report of US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends confirms the continued increase in responsible investing. Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing shared his insight on what does this mean and why responsible investing is more important than ever?
UCF has joined a coalition of over 300 faith- and values-based investors, led by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, that calls on corporations to leverage their collective voices and power to support free and fair elections.
UCF hosted a Town Hall meeting on October 27, 2020 to provide updates on market performance during the third quarter, strategies moving forward, as well as our responsible investing strategy and progress. The recording and presentation are now ready for viewing and download.
Welcome to UCF and thank you for allowing UCF to be your partner in financial stewardship. To help you navigate, understand and maximize the resources we offer, we have created a brief tutorial on navigating the most frequently visited pages of our website.
The United Church of Christ has a long and commendable legacy of turning to faith values to guide its economic practices. This legacy also guides UCF’s work in managing the assets of churches and faith-based institutions. View and download an infographic that shows the evolution of responsible investing in the UCC.