Tag Archive: Responsible Investing

UCF’s Commitment to Racial Justice

June 10, 2024 10:43 am Published by

UCF reflects on the fight for racial equity and shares on the progress on maintaining diversity across the organization. Click to view and download the infographic.

UCF Urges Vote Against Tesla Mega Pay Package

June 7, 2024 3:44 pm Published by

As a Tesla shareholder, UCF recently co-signed a letter to fellow shareholders urging a vote against this pay package, along with the re-election of two Tesla Board directors who have demonstrated a lack of independence and fiduciary duty. Click to read more.

HCA Hospital AGM Statement (Proposal #5)

April 24, 2024 8:21 pm Published by

UCF recently submitted a proposal to HCA shareholder, calling HCA’s Board of Directors to issue a public report detailing any known and potential risks to the Company posed by state laws that severely restrict abortions in the case of medical emergencies. Click to read the statement.

The War on Plastic

April 9, 2024 4:12 pm Published by

UCF is stepping up its efforts to address the environmental repercussions of single-use plastics. With a leading shareholder advocacy group, As You Sow, UCF has co-filed shareholder resolutions with ExxonMobil and Westlake. Read more!

United Church Funds Stands Firm in Commitment to Climate Justice

March 14, 2024 7:42 pm Published by

Two recent events illustrate the challenges that climate justice advocates like UCF face in the transition to a low carbon, net zero future. As stewards of our clients’ assets, UCF intends to stand firm in commitment to climate justice and remain proactive in our approach to responsible investing. Click to read more.

UCF Among Investors Calling for a Living Wage

November 17, 2023 6:49 pm Published by

UCF has proudly joined 135 other institutional investors in endorsing the Investor Statement in Support of a Living Wage. The statement represents a collective call to action for U.S. companies to pay a living wage to all their workers, in alignment with international human rights standards. Read more.

Lawsuits Threatens Shareholder Resolution Process

October 26, 2023 8:15 pm Published by

Lawsuits filed by the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Center for Public Policy Research seek to remove protections that allow a shareholder to bring critical issues to a vote at the annual shareholder meeting. The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility is responding to the lawsuits by filing an amicus brief. Click to read more.

UCF Statement on the Israel/Palestine Conflict

October 18, 2023 12:27 pm Published by

UCF has prepared a statement surrounding the Israel/Palestine conflict, reaffirming our commitment to implementing responsible investing strategies that will uphold peace, justice and human rights. Click to read more.

Sustainability Issues Galvanize Global Investors: Insights from PRI in Person

October 18, 2023 12:18 pm Published by

UCF recently attended PRI in Person conference as a demonstration of our commitment to collaborating with global investors around the evolving landscape of responsible investing and sustainability. Read the three key takeaways from this year's conference.

Dollar General Shareholders Signal Strong Support for Workers’ Rights

June 9, 2023 7:48 pm Published by

In a significant victory for Dollar General’s workers, a shareholder resolution – filed by United Church Funds alongside Domini Impact Investing and several members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility – received 68% support from Dollar General shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on May 31. Click to read why this is a turning point for workers' rights movement.