general board of pension and health benefits

general board of pension and health benefits - The General Board of Pension and Health Benefits is a non-profit busines which supervises retirement funds, financings and health insurance for clergy and arrange employees of the United Methodist Church.


Established in 1908 its current head office is in Glenview, Illinois.It manages monies valued at $20 billion.

Sustainable Investment

The GBOPHB follows the United People General principles on Business and Human Rights .[ 2] It relates several countries as having" prolonged and methodical blueprints of human rights violations.

These countries include the Central African Republic, Israel, North koreans, and Saudi Arabia .[ 4] A total of 44 companies are excluded from its investment funds including all of Israel's major banks. The committee too eliminates a further nine companies due to their contribution to global warming.