Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.09
Liaison Merry Rankin
Submission Date Aug. 30, 2019
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Iowa State University
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Michael Wahlin
Asst Vp/Controller
ISU Foundation
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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?:
Yes

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:

"Factors generally considered when selecting and evaluating investment managers include (but are not limited to) depth and experience of team; organizational stability; assets under management; performance record; risk controls; environmental, social, and governance practices; fees; liquidity; and transparency. Manager performance will be monitored on a regular basis and evaluated over rolling three-to-ten-year periods."


Does the CIR include staff representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:
No

Does the CIR include student representation?:
No

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role (e.g. student, faculty, staff, alumni):

Ten voting alumni volunteers
Four nonvoting ISU foundation staff members
One nonvoting ISU staff member


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

Since the last reporting period, considerations of environmental, social and governance practices have been included as factors for consideration for objectives related to investment performance.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:

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