UCF, alongside shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow, co-filed a shareholder resolution asking for more data on the effectiveness of American Express’s diversity and inclusion program. A strong 60% majority of shareholders voted in favor of the resolution at the recent annual general meeting.
United Church Funds talked with Rev. John H. Pomeroy, Co-Pastor at First Congregational Church of Pasadena, to learn about the church’s history, mission, and how they deepen their impact in the community through socially responsible investing.
Matt Wagner, Director, Institutional Relationships, discussed with David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, the impact of COVID-19 on the global market, what recovery looks like and the benefits of diversification.
United Church Funds, along with investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, sent letters to the CEOs of 14 pharmaceutical companies, calling for a collaborative approach in the development of health technologies, including diagnostics, treatments and a vaccine in the global fight against COVID-19.
Account statements as of March 31, 2020 are available via the Client access link at the top of this page using your login and password. We have provided our investor letter from Charles Buck, President and CEO, and the preliminary performance information for Q1-2020.
UCF and Cornerstone Fund — two financial ministries of the United Church of Christ — have created online videos for church leaders and members on financial matters, including socially responsible investing and best practices for a financially healthy congregation.
Due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and to protect our staff, their families and the public, United Church Funds’ New York City offices are closed until further notice. During this time, all operations including Client Services continue as normal, and email and phones will be monitored by staff, working remotely, during regular business hours (9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., EDT)
Why has the market moved so dramatically in the last three weeks? COVID-19 is the trigger, and investor sentiment has shifted quickly from the complacency of viewing the virus as a contained problem in China to fears of a worldwide pandemic. Read the rest of the latest market commentary by David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, and Lan Cai, Deputy Chief Investment Strategist.