In the wake of the Supreme Court draft majority opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, UCF will continue the fight for legal abortion and women’s reproductive rights by focusing attention and engagement on states and large employers. Read more.
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?
At UCF, we are constantly communicating with and evaluating the investment managers we utilize within our funds, and we have made some significant change in the first half of 2020. We have eliminated Fiduciary Management and added Nuveen’s Core Impact Bond Strategy to our Fixed Income Fund.
Matthew Illian joins United Church Funds in August 2020 as Director of Responsible Investing, bringing in broad experience in capital markets, personal financial advising and impact investing. We spent time with Matthew to learn how he started in the responsible investing field, the evolvement of responsible investing, his view on racial justice investing and what his family is passionate about.
UCF announced that Brown Endowment grants of over $100,000 has been awarded so far this year to 13 United UCC conferences to help them implement support programs and leadership development for authorized ministers who are addressing and responding to the crisis and trauma caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and protests for racial justice.
United Church Funds (UCF) is pleased to welcome Matthew J. Illian as its new Director of Responsible Investing. Illian brings broad experience in capital markets, personal financial advising and impact investing.
Account statements as of June 30, 2020, are available via the Client Access link. We have also prepared the Q2 investor letter from Charles Buck, President and CEO, which includes preliminary performance information for Q2-2020.