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UCF’s Director of Responsible Investing, Matthew Illian, sat down with Fiona Reynolds, Chair of the UN Global Compact Network Australia. In this interview, Fiona shares her insight on the Paris Accord Goal of Net Zero, a new initiative named Finance for Peace and the role of faith-based institutions and their investment decision in helping to achieve sustainable development goals
The Valerie Russell Luncheon featuring author, attorney, activist and MacArthur Fellow Bryant Stevenson was a highly impactful event at General Synod 34. Watch his inspiring speech and read the full article.
UCF awards over $180K to seminaries through Helen and Richard Brown Endowment. This year's Brown scholars come from 17 UCC conferences and attend 12 seminaries, divinity schools, or regional theological education programs. Click to read more.
Silicon Valley Bank's collapse and the recent takeover of Credit Suisse Bank by UBS have sparked concerns of a more significant banking crisis and investment losses due to sudden events. David Klassen, Chief Investment Strategist, has prepared this statement to explain the event, market reaction and UCF's position on our investment strategies. Click to read more.
As we celebrate Women's History Month in March and International Women's Day on March 8, Stacey Pettice, UCF's Institutional Relationships Executive, sat down with Tina Byles Williams, founder, CEO and Chief Investment Officer of Xponance, to discuss the importance of diversity in finance management, responsible investing strategies and which women have most inspired Williams herself. Click to watch the video.
UCF today announced that it exceeded goal in asset manager diversity by contracting of a new asset manager, Xponance, a Black-founded and majority Black-owned multi-strategy investment firm. Xponance will manage a portion of UCF’s large cap portfolio utilizing a passive, S&P 500 screened index strategy, consistent with UCF’s existing social screens.
As we roll out UCF’s new Innovue client portal, we have learned of an issue that we are working to correct as quickly as possible. Rest assured that all of your accounts are safe and secure. Read more!
UCF introduces a new and improved online portal for all clients with enhanced security. The new portal, Innovue, will “go live” effective December 1, 2022. Read more.
The Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility celebrated its 50th anniversary as a coalition of faith- and values-based investors on March 31. UCF and the UCC played prominent roles at the gala. Read more!
In response to a 2021 shareholder resolution co-filed by UCF, Norfolk Southern has responded by releasing its first ever Climate Lobbying report and financial contributions to seven different trade associations.