Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.06
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date Dec. 18, 2020

STARS v2.2

Knox College
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The Knox Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (KACSRI) has the following functions:

a. Monitor trends and activities in investment responsibility that have an impact on educational and other institutional investors;
b. Receive issues referred to it by members of the Knox community.
c. Conduct research on companies and issues and provide analyses when requested by the President;
d. Make recommendations to the President regarding those Corporations which seriously violate Knox social and ethical standards, and for which actions on shareholder resolutions, proxy issues, and/or divestiture should be considered.

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:

The Advisory Committee includes ten members: three students selected by the Student Senate, three faculty members selected by the Dean of the College, two alumni selected by the Alumni Council, the Vice President of Finance of the College, and one staff representative appointed by the President.

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

In 2019 KACSRI submitted a report regarding divestment from private prisons.

Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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