UCF today announced the launch of the Just World Fund, a fixed income impact fund that will enable churches and faith-based organizations to leverage their investable assets to address global economic justice, fair housing, human rights to water and nutrition, and solutions for environmental security.
Michael de Guzman, Portfolio Manager discusses fund performance, global markets, investment strategy and positioning, while Katie McCloskey, Director of Social Responsibility discusses changes to exclusionary screening that UCF will implement in January 2018.
UCF together with members of Investors for Opioid Accountability, a coalition of 30 treasurers, asset managers, faith-based, public and labor funds with over $1.3 trillion in assets, are filling multiple shareholder proposals on board oversight of business risks related to opioid at 10 opioid distributor and manufacturer companies.
David Klassen Chief, Investment Strategist and Michael de Guzman, Senior Portfolio Manager, co-authored the article that illustrates the importance of global equity diversification as a prudent investment practice.
UCF, in collaboration with the United Church of Christ, launched the Planned Giving Microsite. The microsite will provide UCC churches and ministries with the educational resources and marketing tools necessary to build a successful planned giving program.