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.
We at United Church Funds are deeply concerned about what is happening throughout our nation. UCF is recommitting to using the proven and powerful strategy of responsible investing: investing to make a difference.
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.
UCF is a signatory of a statement organized by Trillium Asset Management, Croatan Institute and the New York City Comptroller which gathers investors representing $2.1 trillion in collective assets under management calling for a full repeal of North Carolina’s notorious House Bill 2.
In a recent article published by the Catholic News Service, Katie McCloskey outlines some of the long-term strategies UCF has used to pressure companies to cease operating in — and profiting from — Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories.
In a recent interview conducted by Deborah Potter for PBS’ Religion & Ethics News Weekly, Director of Social Responsibility Katie McCloskey spoke about our historic, particular response to calls for nonviolent actions to end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories. These efforts highlight UCF’s unique ability to tailor portfolios to align with the values of our clients.
UCF is proud to be a supporter of the Paris Pledge for Action (L’Appel de Paris), an initiative joining over 100 parties with more than US$ 10 trillion in assets under management sending a clear indication of a commitment to a transition to a low-carbon economy.
UCF was one of only a handful of US co-filers on both the BP and Shell resolutions. The Aiming for A investor coalition urges fossil fuel companies to achieve the highest level of assessment by the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Katie McCloskey, UCF’s Director of Social Responsibility, joined other faith-based investors in an interview with Faith and Investing: Rediscovering the Soul of an Investment Revolution — the latest issue of Green Money.