It is with heavy hearts that United Church Funds prepares to bid farewell to two long-time and well-loved executives who are leaving us to pursue professional opportunities elsewhere. Katie McCloskey, Director, Social Responsibility, joined the UCF team in 2012 after working in not-for-profit and humanitarian fields, including six years at the Pension Boards-UCC. During her…

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United Church Funds recently coordinated shareholder resolutions at two pharmaceutical companies so that their boards can better serve the corporations and their clients. A shareholder resolution with Gilead Sciences, Inc. that received 43.4 percent support at Gilead’s annual general meeting on May 6, 2020, requested the company to separate the position of the Chair of…

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United Church Funds, and other investor members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility have sent letters to the CEOs of 14 pharmaceutical companies calling for a collaborative approach in the development of health technologies, including diagnostics, treatments and a vaccine in the global fight against COVID-19. The letter was sent to AbbVie (ABBV), Amgen…

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The Rev. Charles Buck, president and CEO of United Church Funds (UCF), has announced a new series of 10-minute video resources produced in conjunction with the UCC’s Cornerstone Fund. The two financial ministries have created the videos specifically for church leaders and members dealing with financial matters: 10 Best Practices for a Financially Healthy Congregation…

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The Rev. Charles Buck, president and CEO of United Church Funds, has released this information for partners ministries: UCF Fund Fact Sheets for the fourth quarter of 2019 are now available. The sheets provide essential information about each fund’s investment strategy, annualized performance, asset allocation and fund characteristics. Click here to preview and download. The…

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The latest webinar on United Church Funds‘ (UCF) investment performance is now online, says Howard W. Hawkins, UCF’s director of business development. The webinar, hosted by Katie McCloskey, director of social responsibility, features Minoti Dhanaraj, UCF’s senior investment analyst. During the webinar, the two discuss second-quarter investment performance; UCF’s investment strategy and positioning; and exciting…

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United Church Funds’ Fund Fact Sheets for the second quarter of 2019 are now available, says Howard W. Hawkins III, UCF’s director of business development. The fact sheets  provide essential information about each fund’s investment strategy, annualized performance, asset allocation, fund characteristics and top ten holdings. New in the recently released reports are fund narratives…

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Part family reunion, part education and information session, part network building … and a lot of fun and hard work. These sentiments express the overall reaction of CHHSM members participating in CHHSM’s first-ever presenting sponsorship of the UCC’s General Synod, held June 21-25 in Milwaukee, Wis. As presenting sponsor, CHHSM’s Synod presence helped introduce the…

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