Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 62.73
Liaison Tina Woolston
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2011
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STARS v1.0

Tufts University
Tier2-3: Socially Responsible Retirement Plan

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25 Kathe Cronin
Vice President
Human Resources
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Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:

A brief description of the socially responsible investment option for retirement plans:

Two options are offered:

1. Neuberger Berman Socially Responsive Fund (administered through Fidelity Investments)
The Portfolio Manager of this fund looks for companies that show leadership in three areas: environmental concerns, diversity in the work force and progress employment and work place practices and community relations.
2. TIAA-CREF Social Choice Equity Fund
The Portfolio Manager of this fund primarily invests in U.S. based companies that are screened to meet or exceed certain environmental, social and governance criteria. The evaluation process seeks out companies that are: strong stewards of the environment; devoted to serving local communities and society in general; committed to high labor standards; dedicated to producing high-quality, safe products; and those managed in an ethical manner.

The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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