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?
As a responsible investor, UCF is committed to strengthening our efforts and taking concrete steps toward racial justice and equality. UCF will continue to work with our partners and on behalf of our clients to ensure that their investments make a positive impact on people’s lives, communities and the world. Read more on concrete steps UCF has taken toward racial justice and equality.
A Matthew Wagner, Vice President of Institutional Relationships, has prepared this article that lays out practices and strategies in creating a Gift Acceptance Policy – an essential but often overlooked section of endowment governance.
United Church Funds (UCF) has recently joined two investor initiatives aimed at protecting human rights, domestically and abroad. Supporting human rights efforts across international markets is part of UCF’s commitment to responsible investing and to upholding the United Church of Christ’s General Synod resolutions on human rights and economic justice.
US SIF’s 13th edition of Report of US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends confirms the continued increase in responsible investing. Matthew Illian, Director of Responsible Investing shared his insight on what does this mean and why responsible investing is more important than ever?
UCF has joined a coalition of over 300 faith- and values-based investors, led by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, that calls on corporations to leverage their collective voices and power to support free and fair elections.