Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.11
Liaison Melissa Tier
Submission Date April 19, 2017
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Swarthmore College
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Aurora Winslade
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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:

The mission will be to evaluate the actions of companies in which Swarthmore invests the funds of the endowment. The evaluations will be based on the companies' compliance with the values expressed by the overwhelming majority of the college community and broadly consistent with the ideals of social responsibility in our society.

Note: The committee does not provide recommendations on environmental responsibility. The College's Committee on Investor Responsibility is an advisory committee providing proxy voting recommendations on shareholder resolutions addressing social issues.


Does the CIR include staff representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include student representation?:
Yes

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

Eight committee members:
4 students, 3 staff, 1 board of manager


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

Prepared and submitted proxy voting recommendations on shareholder resolutions.


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