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Corporate Social Responsibility and UUA Investments

1973 General Resolution

DESIRING to promote better corporate social policies and practices in areas such as equal employment opportunity for women and minorities, environmental protection, consumerism, foreign investment and military production; and

KNOWING that other denominations participating ecumenically with the Unitarian Universalist Association (UUA) have responded by developing a broad set of principles for action in this area;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That the UUA Department of Education and Social Concern be commended for their activity with the Interfaith Committee on Social Responsibility in Investments, which they are urged to continue and expand; and

FURTHER RESOLVED: That the Investment Committee be urged to invest the endowment funds of the UUA in accordance with socially responsible criteria which should be developed in consultation with the Department of Education and Social Concern, the UUA Board, the Interfaith Committee on Social Responsibility in Investments, and others.

For more information contact socialjustice@uua.org.