Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 71.70
Liaison Marianne Martin
Submission Date Sept. 22, 2014
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University of Colorado Boulder
PA-13: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Dennis Piper
VP, Chief Financial Officer
CU Foundation
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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 Investment Policy Committee and the Board of Directors of the University of Colorado Foundation have adopted a set of Shareholder Responsibility Guidelines regarding socially and environmentally responsible investments. The body does have multi-stakeholder representation. The policy notes: "The University of Colorado Foundation, to the degree to which it can reasonably evaluate the impact of a proposition, will attempt to vote for propositions which seek to eliminate or reduce the social injury caused by a company's activities to the degree that there is no negative economic impact to the Foundation's assets."

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

Investment Policy Committee members: Earl Wright, Chair; Michael Imhoff - alumnus; John "Jack" Kemp - alumnus; Jeffrey Lovell - alumnus; Andrew Safir - alumnus; Judith Wagner - alumnus; Stephen Walsh - alumnus; Carl "Spike" Eklund - Board Chair; Donald Eldhart - University Designee; Brian Burnett - University Designee

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

Close oversight of outsourced investment manager

The website URL where information about the CIR is available:

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