Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 72.61
Liaison Brandon Trelstad
Submission Date Dec. 20, 2018
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Oregon State University
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Molly Brown
Sr. Director, Communications & Stewardship
OSU 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?:

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 OSU Foundation's Advisory Committee for Public Input on Investments is tasked to address environmental, social, and governance concerns about the Foundation's investment holdings. The advisory committee is comprised of foundation trustees, alumni, and staff who hear presentations from stakeholder groups and monitor larger national efforts around corporate responsibility. The advisory committee makes recommendations to the executive committee of the Foundation's board of trustees, which in turn may recommend full board action.

Does the CIR include staff representation?:

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:

Does the CIR include student representation?:

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role (e.g. student, faculty, staff, alumni):
Rebecca Camden, trustee
Jill Eiland, alumna
Mike Rich, alumnus
Steve Schauble, staff
Kevin Harvey, staff

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:
In June 2016, after meeting with faculty and students and conducting additional peer and industry research, the Advisory Committee for Public Input on Investments recommended that the Foundation offer a fossil-fuel-free fund alternative for endowment donors. The Foundation's full Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation and formally established this investment option for interested donors in fall of 2016.

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

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