News & Announcements

2017

June 28 — Press Release: Wespath to Launch Two New Institutional Fixed Income Funds

 

June 8 — Wespath Commended For Sustainable Investment Reporting

 

June 6 — Press Release: Historic Investor Support for Wespath’s Engagement With Oil and Gas Giants

 

May 12 — Update: Wespath’s ‘Climate Change Impact Assessment Report’ Resolution Passes at Occidental Petroleum

 

May 2 — Update: Wespath and Hermes Withdraw Chevron ‘Stress-Test’ Proposal

 

April 26 — Wespath Ranked in Top 4% of Global Asset Owners for Climate Change Investment Activity

 

April 13 — Wespath Hires Marketing Manager

 

April 7 — ESG Integration—Evaluating and Monitoring External Asset Manager Performance

 

April 5 — Press Release: Wespath’s Equity Social Values Plus Fund Revised Investment Guidelines

 

February 21 — Wespath Positions Investments for Transition to Low-Carbon Economy

 

February 13 — Wespath Releases 2015-2016 Sustainable Investment Report

 

February 10 — Wespath Ranks Fourth Among U.S. Asset Owners for Contribution to Sustainable and Responsible Investment Debate

 

February 8 — Why Wespath?

 

February 8 — United Theological Seminary Partners with Wespath Investment Management

 

January 31 — Wespath Hires Sustainable Investment Specialist

 

January 11 — Press Release: Wespath Benefits and Investments Joins 13 Leading International Asset Owners to Launch Major Initiative to Embed Climate Concerns in Investment Decisions

 

2016

December 16 — Update: Equifax Increases Board Diversity

 

December 15 — Update: Emerson Electric Issues Sustainability Report

 

December 12 — Wespath Hires New Director of Institutional Relationships

 

November 21 — 2016 Presidential Election—Impact on Investments

 

October 25 — Wespath Joins SASB Investor Advisory Group Promoting Stronger ESG Disclosures

 

June 28 — Our Name Change

 

June 3 — Chevron Shareholders Strongly Support Wespath’s Call for Climate Resilience "Stress-Test"

 

May 3 — Press Release: Wespath Encourages Corporate Response to Climate Change

 

April 11 — Update: Wespath’s Corporate Engagements Promote Board Diversity and Human Rights Policies

 

February 11 — Update: Strong Support for Wespath’s Call for Sustainability Report at Emerson Electric

 

2015

October 20 — Press Release: GBPHB Releases Annual Sustainable Investment Report

 

September 23 — Wespath Hires Manager—Public Equities

 

August 24 — Letter from the Chief Investment Officer: Recent Stock Market Declines

 
 

July 6 — Letter to the SEC Regarding Staff Review of Rule 14a-8(i)(9)

 

May 25 — CEO Letter to G7 Finance Ministers Requesting Action on Climate Change

 

May 11 — Press Release: GBPHB Pension Fund Ranked 10th of 500 Global Asset Owners in Climate Change Risk Management

 

May 8 — Wespath Supports the UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework

 

March 19 — Shareholders Agree to Withdraw Resolution at Exxon Mobil

 

March 19 — Emerson Electric Resolution Receives Significant Shareholder Support

 

February 18 — Wespath's David Zellner on Coal Divestment and Stranded Assets

 

February 3 — Wespath Launches U.S. Equity Index Fund Emphasizing Sustainability

 

January 22 — GBPHB Implements Human Rights and Climate Change Investment Guidelines

 

2014

October 15 — Wespath Signs the 2014 Global Investor Statement on Climate Change

 

August 29 — Church Helps Change Lives of Farmworkers

 

May 7 — Jenkinson Named Wespath Managing Director, Corporate Relations and Sustainable Investment Strategist

 

May 1 — Human Rights and Investment Ethics Task Force Releases Draft Report and Recommendations for UMC-wide Comment

 

2013

December 12 — Investors Praise Bristol Myers Squibb for Boosting Access to Life-Saving AIDS Drugs Via Medicines Patent Pool—From the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility

 

November 4 — UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) Case Study Series: "How Wespath developed its highly successful Positive Social Purpose Lending Program"

 

October 24 — Wespath Supports Power Plant Performance Standards

 

September 23 — Lohmeier Named Managing Director, Wespath Investment Management

 

September 23 — United Methodist Agencies’ Human Rights and Investment Ethics Task Force—UPDATE

 

August 21 — Wespath Co-Files Shareholder Resolution at Tyson Foods

 

July 29 — Conflict Minerals Rule Upheld

 

July 8 — United Methodist Agencies’ Human Rights and Investment Ethics Task Force—UPDATE

 

June 14 — GBPHB Corporate Relations Director to Retire

 

May 16 — Investor Statement on Bangladesh

 

May 1 — Wespath Advocates for EPA Vehicle Emission and Fuel Standards

 

April 22 — Amy Bulger Joins Wespath Investment Management

 

April 16 — United Methodist Agencies Announce Task Force on Human Rights and Investment Ethics

 

April 10 — Wespath Helps Develop "Clawback Principles"

 

2012

August 2 — Wespath Investment Managers Become Signatories to United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment

January 3 — GBOPHB Board Approves Private Prison Investment Screen

 

2011

October 18 — Sylvia Poniecki Joins Wespath Investment Management

March 24 — GBOPHB Launches Wespath Investment Management

 

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