Harvard Land Ownership in Brazil Scrutinized in Title Dispute l Bloomberg
- Another Harvard University farmland investment in Brazil may go awry. The prosecutor’s office in the state of Bahia said it’s reviewing allegations that a company linked to Harvard’s endowment isn’t the rightful owner of land in the region, and it’s determining whether to sue to reclaim the titles. The land in Western Bahia was purchased by Caracol Agropecuaria, a company that is controlled by Harvard’s $37.1 billion endowment through an entity called Guara LLC, according to the university’s tax filings.
Mount Holyoke Seeks Carbon Neutrality by 2037 l Mount Holyoke
- This week, in recognition of the fact that the responsibility to work toward a greener and more equitable world is shared by all concerned individuals and institutions, the Board of Trustees at Mount Holyoke College has announced the goal of reaching carbon neutrality on campus by 2037, the institution’s bicentennial.