Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 66.38
Liaison Olivia Shehan
Submission Date Nov. 13, 2018
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Wellesley College
PA-8: Committee on Investor Responsibility

Status Score Responsible Party
2.00 / 2.00 Dorothea Von Herder
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilites
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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 Subcommittee on Investment Responsibility sets the College’s proxy voting policy and decides how to vote proxy issues that are not covered in the proxy voting policy. They also consider future requests about socially- and environmentally-motivated actions that have an impact on the endowment.


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):

The Subcommittee on Investment Responsibility is comprised of 2 students, 2 faculty members and 3-4 trustees.


Examples of CIR actions during the previous three years:

In the last three years, the Subcommittee on Proxy Voting has discussed and voted on over 60 issues that were not covered by the proxy voting policy. The vast majority of these issues were related to social and environmental concerns.


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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