Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.35
Liaison Alexis Reyes
Submission Date Oct. 29, 2015
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Pomona College
PA-13: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Dave Wallace
Senior Investments Analyst
Business Office
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Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) or similar body that has multi-stakeholder representation (i.e. includes faculty, staff, and students) and otherwise meets the criteria for this credit?:

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 Committee on Social Responsibility is made up of three faculty, three students appointed by the Associated Students of Pomona College, and two staff members, all of whom serve a one year appointment. It was started in 1994 when there was great concern regarding corporations doing business in South Africa. The Committee now focuses on a variety of social issues associated with the environment, human and animal rights, working conditions in underdeveloped countries, affirmative action, fossil fuel divestment, etc. The issues are very diverse.

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

The Committee is made up of three faculty, three students appointed by the Associated Students of Pomona College, and two staff members.

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

This Committee advises the President on how the College should vote on the proxies it receives as a shareholder in various corporations. Its work in 2013 included voting on fossil fuel divestment.

The website URL where information about the CIR is available:
+ Date Revised: Dec. 4, 2015

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