Williams College

Endowment Value: $2.5 billion (June 2017)

Williams College is a private college, located in Williamstown, Massachusetts.  With about 2,100 students, every student is encouraged to support and help the sustainable initiatives on campus.  The Zilkha Center for Environmental Initiatives is at the center of sustainability on campus.  The Zilkha Center connects various departments and people to coordinate sustainable practices and education.  The Chief Investment Officer, Collette Chilton, oversees the endowment.

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

  • AASHE STARS: Yes, Silver
  • ACUPCC: No
  • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
  • CDP: No
  • Committee on Investor Responsibility: Yes
  • Divestment Goal: No
  • INCR: No
  • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
  • Sustainable Investment Fund: Yes
  • Sustainable Investment Policy: Yes (page 6)
  • Principles for Responsible Investment: No

Other Sustainable Investing Practices: