Pitzer College

Endowment Value: $132.8 million (June 2017)

Pitzer College is a private college, located in Claremont, California.  About 1,000 students attend the college.  In 2014, Pitzer was the first college in Southern California to divest.  With an environmental studies program, Pitzer College has decided to actively implement lessons learned in the classroom to campus life and the surrounding community.  From innovative, green buildings to food waste initiatives, Pitzer College has designed their college to be a model of sustainability in the modern era.

Pitzer College is a participant or member of the following Initiatives & Commitments: 

  • IEN Member (2017)
  • AASHE STARS: Yes, Gold
  • ACUPCC: Yes, Climate Neutral by 2050
  • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
  • CDP: No
  • Committee for Investor Responsibility: Yes
  • Divestment Goal: Yes, Full
  • INCR: No
  • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
  • Sustainable Investment Fund: Yes
  • Sustainable Investment Policy: No
  • Principles for Responsible Investment: No

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