Tag Archive: UCF News

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.

“Keeping the Faith”: The ICCR’s 50th Anniversary Gala

April 8, 2022 5:55 pm Published by

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!

Norfolk Southern Releases Climate Lobbying Report in Response to Shareholder Resolution

March 7, 2022 7:12 pm Published by

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.

UCF Statement on the Crisis in Ukraine and Russian Investment

March 2, 2022 4:18 pm Published by

Please read our statement regarding the crisis in Ukraine and Russian investment.

Black History Month: Finding Inspiration in Those Who Came Before Us

February 17, 2022 5:55 pm Published by

In celebration of Black History Month, we spoke with three United Church Funds board members who have made their own achievements and asked them which figures from Black History have inspired them and their work in advancing social and racial justice.

Black History Month: Honoring Sylvia Ferrell-Jones

February 9, 2022 3:03 pm Published by

As we commemorate Black History Month, we are reflecting on the life and legacy of trailblazers like Sylvia Ferrel-Jones. Recently, she was among two dozen distinguished African-Americans honored by the Black History Project of Lexington (Massachusetts). Read more about achievements and contributions.