While COVID-19 and climate change pose ongoing challenges, the stock market continues to generate more wealth than ever before. Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing, has written an article that reflects on these disparities and highlights a practice that is key to building back for a stronger future. Read more.
UCF is pleased to provide its clients with the ability to receive, exchange and transfer cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin or Ethereum. We have prepared a guide that outlines the simple process and answer the most frequently asked questions. Download the guide today!
UCF recently sat down with Iain Campbell, Investment Manager at Baillie Gifford. In this short video, Iain Campbell shared what Baillie Gifford does for UCF clients, what sets Baillie Gifford apart from other investment managers, and the latest environmental, social and governance developments at Baillie Gifford.
Matthew W. Wagner, Director of Institutional Relationships at UCF, has earned the Accredited Investment Fiduciary Analyst designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies, the standards-setting body for Fi360.
UCF attended the PRI in Person event last September. As a signatory, UCF commits to incorporating ESG issues into our investment policy, analysis and decision-making. Learn more about what happened during the PRI in Person in this article.
United Church Funds recently took part in two significant events – the UN Climate Week as well as the PRI in Person Event. The new concepts and frameworks that the PRI in Person and the UN Climate Week provided will arm us with the implements to continue to improve our own climate response and responsible investing platform.
In light of the UNGA meeting, UCF is pleased to share some of the work we have accomplished to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals to guide the international community in common pursuit of solving the world’s problems. UCF has contributed to the positive outcomes of several global goals using our core socially responsible investing strategies of engagement, asset alignment and innovative product offerings.
Formally known as the Funds Description Statement, this eight-page document functions as a type of prospectus for United Church Funds, describing our various funds, policies, investment objectives and risks, considerations for fund selection and more.