Tag Archive: UCF News

Office Closure: Observing and Celebrating Juneteenth

June 13, 2024 1:26 pm Published by

United Church Funds offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, in commemoration of Juneteenth. Please send your enquiries to [email protected]. We will respond to any client communications when normal business hours resume on Thursday, June 20.

United Church Funds’ New Look Emphasizes Sustainability and Collaboration

May 6, 2024 1:27 pm Published by

UCF today unveiled a new visual identity, symbolizing its renewed dedication to delivering competitive performance while fostering collaboration toward building a sustainable world.

Interview with Fiona Reynolds

December 18, 2023 5:24 pm Published by

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

Bryan Stevenson Urges Luncheon Attendees to Do Justice, Get Close to Those Suffering

July 10, 2023 3:01 pm Published by

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 Seminarians through Helen and Richard Brown Endowment

May 12, 2023 5:41 pm Published by

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.

UCF Statement on Regional Bank Failures

March 21, 2023 6:27 pm Published by

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.

An Interview with Xponance

March 13, 2023 1:13 pm Published by

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 Exceeds Goal in Asset Manager Diversity

January 31, 2023 6:44 pm Published by

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.

UCF Clients with Multiple Accounts

December 2, 2022 8:35 pm Published by

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 Client Portal with Enhanced Security

November 30, 2022 4:00 pm Published by

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.