Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.97
Liaison Tom Hartzell
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Calvin University
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Tim Fennema
Vice President of Finance
Financial Services
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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?:

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:
Equity Investments: Investments may be made with one or more Investment Managers through separately-managed accounts that will trade equities or through Investment Funds that are focused on equities. Other guidelines adopted by the Committee, such as dealing with social responsibility issues, will be furnished to the Investment Consultants and Investment Managers, as appropriate.

Does the CIR include staff representation?:

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:

Does the CIR include student representation?:

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role (e.g. student, faculty, staff, alumni):
Scott Spoelhof; Board of Trustee member, alum Bill Boer; Board of Trustee member, alum Jon Kuyers; Board of Trustee member, alum Laura Linger, alum Mary Tuuk, alum Michael LeRoy; President, staff Sally Vander Ploeg; VP for Administration and Finance, staff

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:
ESG investing has been a regular Investment Committee agenda item for the last year.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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