Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 70.69
Liaison Careen Arsenault
Submission Date March 8, 2013
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Cornell University
PAE-T2-7: Student-Managed Sustainable Investment Fund

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Dan Roth
Director of the Campus Sustainability Office
Energy & Sustainability
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Does the institution have a student-managed sustainable investment fund through which students are able to develop socially and/or environmentally responsible investment skills and experience with governance?:
Yes

A brief description of the student-managed sustainable investment fund:

The Center for Global Sustainable Enterprise provides academic and professional leadership in the area of SRI and Sustainable Enterprise. Several student initiatives are associated with the center including:

SustaInvest
A MBA student lead organization, SustaInvest, coordinates an annual sustainability-investing challenge and provides education on sustainable investing
http://www.sustainvest.org/welcome.php

BR Microcapital spurs microenterprise development by assisting self-employed individuals reach their business goals. Launched in January of 2009, BRM seeks to meet a critical need by working with promising, but underserved entrepreneurs in the local community. BRM partners with Alternatives Federal Credit Union (Alternatives), a leading community development credit union, and the Center for Sustainable Global Enterprise (Center) to support microbusiness owners. By offering targeted business assistance including loans to entrepreneurs, our goal is to contribute to the local community, supporting inclusive wealth creation and economic development.
http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/Center-for-Sustainable-Global-Enterprise/Students/Student-Organizations/BR-MicroCapital.aspx


The website URL where information about the fund is available:
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