Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.66
Liaison Megan Litke
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

American University
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Courtney Stoner
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) or equivalent body?:

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 academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include non-academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include student representation?:

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role:
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:
CIR supported American University's initiatives to remove fossil fuel investments from its endowment (achieved April 2020) and achieve carbon neutrality (achieved 2018).

Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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