Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 73.17
Liaison Courtney Stoner
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
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American University
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Hannah Moskowitz
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) that makes recommendations to fund decision-makers on socially and environmentally responsible investment opportunities across asset classes?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the CIR or other body which reflects social and environmental concerns or a brief description of how the CIR is tasked to address social and environmental concerns:

"The mission of the Advisory Committeee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) is to advise the Finance and Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees, through the Office of the CFO, Vice President, and Treasurer, regarding ethical, social, and environmental issues that might influence the management of the University's endowment."


Does the CIR include staff representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include student representation?:
Yes

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role (e.g. student, faculty, staff, alumni):

The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing consists of nine voting members, including four students, three faculty, one staff, and one alumni member.


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

Recommended to the board total divestment from fossil-fuel investments within the endowment. The board did not approve of this recommendation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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