Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 77.54
Liaison Tonie Miyamoto
Submission Date Sept. 12, 2011
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Colorado State University
PAE-16: Committee on Socially Responsible Investment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Nik Olsen
Assistant Director of Administrative Communications
Office of the President
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Does the institution have a committee on investor responsibility or similar body that meets the criteria for this credit?:

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

CSU Foundation does have a formally established, active body responsible for making recommendations on investments to support sustainability. Given the commingled nature of the investments, CSUF does not have the ability to vote proxies. However, at least annually CSUF encourages each manager to consider investments in sustainable industries and renewable energy initiatives via a personalized message from the President/CEO and endorsed by the Board of Directors.

Members of the CIR, including affiliations:

James A. Martell (chair), CSU alumnus, community member
Edwin C. McDowell, Jr., CSU alumnus, community member
Toby Cromwell, CSU alumnus, community member
Scott Thisted, CSU alumnus, community member
Kathleen Henry, President & CEO of CSU Foundation, CSU alumna
Tony Frank, President of CSU
Brett Anderson, VP of CSU Advancement Services, CSU alumnus
Amy Parsons, VP of CSU University Operations, CSU alumna
Joseph C. Zimlich, Representative of CSU Board of Governors, community member

The website URL where information about the committee is available:

As a state institution, many of CSU's funds are controlled. The answers included here and in the "investment" section as a whole are from CSU's Foundation.


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