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?
Sustainable investing strategies have been hotly debated, and in recent weeks, that debate has reached something of a fever pitch as high-profile journalists and spokespersons shared their takes. In this article, Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing, shared an integral part of responsible investing that was often overlooked.
As we commemorate Black History Month, we are reflecting on the life and legacy of trailblazers like Sylvia Ferrel-Jones. Recently, she was among two dozen distinguished African-Americans honored by the Black History Project of Lexington (Massachusetts). Read more about achievements and contributions.
UCF filed a shareholder resolution calling on Meta (formerly Facebook) to prepare and publicly release a report disclosing its lobbying activities, payments made toward those activities and a description of the company’s decision-making and oversight processes with regard to those payments. Read more.
UCF announced today that the Helen and Richard Brown Endowment for Pastoral Scholarships will begin accepting applications for the 2022-2023 academic year beginning on December 1, 2021. Read more about how to apply.
UCF hosted a quarterly Town Hall meeting on November 9, 2021, to share a review of UCF’s investment performance, organizational updates and the latest in our responsible investing efforts. Access the Town Hall recording, presentation slides and poll results!
While world leaders gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for the COP26 summit, we can all be thinking about ways to reduce our carbon footprint. Settings of the United Church of Christ are already doing just that. Read more!