Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 53.78
Liaison Konrad Schlarbaum
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.0

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
PAE-16: Committee on Socially Responsible Investment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Chris Bittman
Chief Endowment Manager
University of Colorado Endowment
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Does the institution have a committee on investor responsibility or similar body that meets the criteria for this credit?:

The charter or mission statement of the CIR or other body 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:

Investment Policy Committee members:
- Richard M. Burridge, Sr. (chair), CU Alumnus
- Martin Erzinger, CU Alumnus, non-board member participant and community member
- John Kemp, CU Alumnus
- Jeff Lovell, non-board member participant
- Judith Wagner, CU Alumnus, non-board member participant and community member
- Steve Walsh, CU Alumnus
- Jeannie Thompson, CU Alumnus
- Bruce Benson, President of the University of Colorado
- Kelly Fox, Vice President & CFO, University of Colorado
- Steve Bosley, Regent of the University of Colorado

The website URL where information about the committee is available:
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