Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 45.93
Liaison Gabrielle Jette
Submission Date April 13, 2022

STARS v2.2

The Catholic University of America
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) or equivalent body?:

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 Catholic University Investment Policy Statement provides the guiding principles for the Catholic University of America and sets forth policies and procedures that shall guide the Board of Trustees (the “Trustees”) and any of its delegates in supervising, implementing, evaluating and monitoring the investment of its financial assets to optimize returns within appropriate risk parameters. As part of the Policy Statement, the Trustees require that all Partners adhere to the University’s prohibition of investments in companies that are substantially engaged in activities inconsistent with the teachings of the Catholic Church and outlined in the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines.
One of the five USCCB Socially Responsible Investment Guidelines is Saving Our Global Home focused on mitigating climate change, protecting biodiversity, protecting and conserving water and natural resources, and upholding environmental standards, among others.

Does the CIR include academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include non-academic staff representation?:

Does the CIR include student representation?:

Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role:

The Board of Trustees

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:


Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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