|Submission Date||Aug. 24, 2016|
Warren Wilson College
PA-13: Committee on Investor Responsibility
Director of Institutional Effectiveness
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 Committee intends the integration of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) considerations into investment management strategies, processes and practices in the belief that these factors can benefit the endowment fund’s performance, and provide a qualitative impact consistent with the values, culture and mission of Warren Wilson College.
Members of the CIR, including affiliations and role (e.g. student, faculty, alumni):
The CIR includes the following members of the Warren Wilson College community: 2 students, 2 faculty, 2 staff and at least one member of the alumni board.
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Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:
The CIR has worked to develop and pass an ESG investment policy, and to divest all endowment holdings from fossil fuels (defined as the Carbon Underground 200) within five years.
The website URL where information about the CIR is available:
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