Students team with senior leaders at Brown to create fund for sustainable, socially oriented investing
Students team with senior leaders at Brown to create fund for sustainable, socially oriented investing l Brown University
by New Staff, June 23, 2016
Brown has launched an investment fund that gives donors who wish to support the University philanthropically a sustainability-focused giving option structured to invest in companies that meet high standards of environmental, social and governance practices.
How Divestment Guidelines are Stacked Against Students l The Daily Pennsylvanian
By: Cameron Dichter, March 13th, 2016
This opinion article outlines the guidelines students must overcome while advocating for a divestment proposal put forth by Penn Fossil Free. Currently the proposal is being vetted by an advisory committee composed of Penn students, staff, alumni and faculty. Four committees will review the proposal and decide whether it fulfills the guidelines set forward by the Board of Trustees in 2013.
Students to Trustees: We're Not Being Heard l The Oberlin Review
By Tyler Sloan, December 4, 2015
- The Steering Committee released a new draft of the Strategic Plan in late October, a document intended to guide the Board of Trustees’ decision-making for the next 10 years. The report included plans to cut the endowment payout, as well as other major fiscal decisions. Many students are concerned that this cut will result in on-campus programs suffering.
Stanford students end five-day sit-in for divestment from oil, gas companies l Palo Alto Online
By Bay City News Service, November 20, 2015
- Stanford University students and supporters held a rally Friday culminating a five-day sit-in calling for the college's divestment from the fossil fuel industry.
By Diana Lederman, November 4, 2015
- The University of Massachusetts Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign is planning to attend the UMass trustee meeting at UMass Lowell.
Portfolio Management Must Stop Being Traditionally Conservative and Start Being Existentially Conservative
By Garvin F. Jabusch
- Interesting, and also potentially dangerous, are the longer-term risks embedded deep within the global economy: the causes of events, sometimes known as systemic risks. Earth’s big risks are now visibly real, and we should be reinventing investment management to address them.