Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.46
Liaison Brian Pullen
Submission Date March 13, 2017
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University of South Florida St. Petersburg
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00
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Does the institution have a formally established and active committee on investor responsibility (CIR) that makes recommendations to fund decision-makers on socially and environmentally responsible investment opportunities across asset classes?:
Yes

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 University of South Florida (the “University”) is a multi-campus national research university that supports the development of the metropolitan Tampa Bay Region, the United States and the world. Building upon unique strengths inherent in Florida’s population, location, and natural resources, the university is dedicated to excellence in:
- Teaching and lifelong learning in a student-centered environment
- Research to advance knowledge and promote social, cultural, economic, educational, health, and technological development
- Service based on academic excellence and the ethic of community responsibility
- Community engagement to build university-community partnerships and collaborations


Does the CIR include staff representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include faculty representation?:
Yes

Does the CIR include student representation?:
Yes

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

Frank L. Morsani - Chairman, Voting Member
Harvey M. Greenberg - Voting Member
Jill Joyce - Voting Member
Hilliard M. Eure, III - Voting Memeber
John W. Long- Voting Member
Nick J. Trivunovich - Voting Member
Fell L. Stubbs, Executive Director - Non-Voting Member


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

University investment returns have been stable and positive each year over the past 9 years, despite market volatility.
Manage Debt to Achieve Low Cost, Low Risk, Long-Term Financing
Maintain Liquidity, Different than the Endowment
Avoid Losses (preserve capital)
Support Cash Operating Requirements


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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