Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.43
Liaison Cora Kenfield
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Vassar College
PA-9: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 2.00 Cora Kenfield
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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 campus investor responsibility committee recommends to the trustee investor responsibility committee votes on social action proxies being considered by shareholders of public companies represented in the college portfolio. It also studies broader investor responsibility issues and makes recommendations to the trustee committee.

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:

Chair: Marianne Begemann, Dean of Strategic Planning and Academic Resources
Gary Hohenberger, Director of Corporate, Foundation and Government Relations
Bryan Swarthout, VP Finance and Administration
Shona Tucker, Faculty at Large
Jeff Walker, Faculty at Large
Two alums
Two students elected by the Vassar Student Association

Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

The Campus Investor Responsibility Committee meets regularly throughout the academic year to review proxy votes and make recommendations to the Trustee Investor Responsibility Committee.

Website URL where information about the institution’s committee on investor responsibility is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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