Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.37
Liaison Benjamin Newton
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Central Community College
PA-10: Sustainable Investment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.82 / 3.00
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Total value of the investment pool:
8,983,088 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in each of the following categories:
Value of holdings
Sustainable industries (e.g., renewable energy or sustainable forestry) 0 US/Canadian $
Businesses selected for exemplary sustainability performance (e.g., using criteria specified in a sustainable investment policy) 1,026,153 US/Canadian $
Sustainability investment funds (e.g., a renewable energy or impact investment fund) 0 US/Canadian $
Community development financial institutions (CDFIs) or the equivalent 0 US/Canadian $
Socially responsible mutual funds with positive screens (or the equivalent) 0 US/Canadian $
Green revolving funds funded from the endowment 0 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the companies, funds, and/or institutions referenced above:

Using the Morningstar Sustainability Rating with a Sustainability Rating 70 or higher that means the company is rated at least two standard deviations above average in its peer group. The Morningstar Sustainability Rating takes the portfolios score and subtracts points for controversial ESG related issues. Controversies include incidents that impact the environment and society, such as oil spills, discrimination lawsuits or events that affect the company.


Percentage of the institution's investment pool in positive sustainability investments:
11.42

Does the institution have a publicly available sustainable investment policy?:
No

A copy of the sustainable investment policy:
The sustainable investment policy:

The ESG investments are publicly available through the Central Community College Foundation.


Does the institution use its sustainable investment policy to select and guide investment managers?:
No

A brief description of how the sustainable investment policy is applied:
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Has the institution engaged in proxy voting, either by its CIR or other committee or through the use of guidelines, to promote sustainability during the previous three years?:
No

A copy of the proxy voting guidelines or proxy record:
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A brief description of how managers are adhering to proxy voting guidelines:
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Has the institution filed or co-filed one or more shareholder resolutions that address sustainability or submitted one or more letters about social or environmental responsibility to a company in which it holds investments during the previous three years?:
No

Examples of how the institution has engaged with corporations in its portfolio about sustainability issues during the previous three years:
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Does the institution participate in a public divestment effort and/or have a publicly available investment policy with negative screens?:
No

A brief description of the divestment effort or negative screens and how they have been implemented:
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Approximate percentage of endowment that the divestment effort and/or negative screens apply to:
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Does the institution engage in policy advocacy by participating in investor networks and/or engage in inter-organizational collaborations to share best practices?:
Yes

A brief description of the investor networks and/or collaborations:

Sustainability Director Benjamin Newton attended investment networking sessions at the Second Nature conference, and has been advocating for increased ESG investments to our Foundation Executive Director and Financial Portfolio Manager.


Website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable investment efforts is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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