Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.90
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2021

STARS v2.2

Carnegie Mellon University
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Scott Siemens
Investment Manager
Investment Office
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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:

Environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) issues can affect the performance of investment portfolios (to varying degrees across companies, sectors, regions, regulatory regimes, asset classes, and through time). Attention to ESG issues by investors and company management teams encourages accountability, transparency, sustainability, and ethical behavior in business practices, which may lead to reduced exposure to various risks and improved long-term value creation. Thus, in analyzing investment opportunities for the [investment portfolio], ESG factors appropriately are one of the inputs considered in assessing financial return potential.

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:

Members of the Investment Committee.

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

Environmental, social, and governance issues are a regular discussion point during meetings of the Investment Committee and ESG factors are analyzed and weighed for every investment opportunity presented for approval by the Investment Committee.

Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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