|Overall Rating||Bronze - expired|
|Submission Date||Feb. 15, 2012|
PAE-17: Shareholder Advocacy
|5.00 / 5.00||
Coordinator of Stewardship & Sustainability
Has the institution filed or co-filed one or more shareholder resolutions that address sustainability during the past three years?:
Has the institution submitted one or more letters about social or environmental responsibility to a company in which it holds investments during the previous three years?:
Has the institution conducted a negative screening of its entire investment pool within the last three years?:
A brief description of how the institution (or its foundation) has engaged in shareholder advocacy that promotes sustainability during the previous 3 years. :
Taylor has a socially responsible investment policy prohibiting direct investment of stock in companies involved with tobacco, abortion, illegal drugs, alcohol, and gaming. However, it has become very difficult, especially with mutual funds and similar investments, to assure complete compliance due to frequent mergers and acquisitions.
The website URL where information about the negative screen, divestment effort, and/or direct engagement with companies in which the institution holds investments is available:
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