What The United Methodist Church (UMC) Says about Socially Responsible Investing (SRI)
The United Methodist Church's (UMC) 2004 Book of Discipline's policy on "Socially Responsible Investments" (¶716) begins:"It shall be the policy of The United Methodist Church that all general boards and agencies . . . and all administrative agencies including hospitals, homes, educational institutions, annual conference, foundation, and churches, shall, in the investment of money make a conscious effort to invest in institutions, companies, corporations, or funds whose practices are consistent with the goals outline in the Social Principles..."