Georgetown University

Endowment Value: $1.66 billion (June 2017)

Georgetown University is a private college, located in Washington, D.C.  The school is founded on Catholic and Jesuit religious beliefs and values.  As part of the religious affiliation, the school has developed their own quadruple bottom line, which incorporates people, profit, prosperity, and purpose.  In order to fulfill its quadruple bottom line, the Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility analyzes financial success along with environmental stewardship and morals.  The university's Investment Office manages the endowment.  

Initiatives & Commitments: 

  • AASHE STARS: Yes, member
  • ACUPCC: No
  • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
  • CDP: No
  • Committee on Investor Responsibility: Yes, Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility
  • Divestment Goal: Yes, Parital
  • INCR: No
  • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
  • Sustainable Investment Fund: No
  • Sustainable Investment Policy: Yespolicy to memorialize the University’s existing commitment to meeting its fiduciary responsibilities in a manner consistent with its Catholic mission and Jesuit identity.
  • Principles for Responsible Investment: No 

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