Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.88
Liaison Shirley Fagnen
Submission Date June 3, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Polytechnique Montreal
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 2.00 Manon Beaulieu
Director
Retirement Office
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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:

In 2018, the Retirement Commitee, in charge of the pension fund, decided to create a working commitee on responsible investments.


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):

Dominic Cappe, Chair of the Retirement Committee, Technician, Department of Physics Engineering
Guy Létourneau, member of the Retirement Committee, Polytechnique Montréal retiree
Martin Pagé, member of the Retirement Committee, Security Officer
Renée Michaud, member of the Retirement Committee, Research and Development Partnerships Advisor
Yvan Fontaine, Investment Management Consultant, Pension Fund, Polytechnique Montréal Retirement Office
Manon Beaulieu, Director of the Polytechnique Montréal Retirement Office


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

The general mandate is "to explore the possibility and relevance of further integrating responsible investment within the Pension Fund, to report regularly to the Retirement Committee and, based on the results of its research, to recommend an action plan to the Retirement Committee ".


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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As in the first report submitted in 2016, it was decided that Polytechnique would report on activities stemming from both Fondation et alumni de Polytechnique Montréal (the foundation in charge of providing financial support to students, and philanthropy) and the pension fund, since the latter represents important investments.

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