California State University - Northridge

Endowment Value: $110.7 million (June 2018)

California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is a public university in the Northridge neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. It is the second largest branch of the 23-campus California State University system with a student body of over 40,000 students. CSUN's endowment is directly managed by the California State University Northridge Foundation. For the CSUN Foundation, the Board of Directors has given the Finance and Investment Committee the authority to monitor investments and policies. 


Initiatives & Commitments: 

  • AASHE STARS: Yes, Gold
  • ACUPCC: Yes, Climate Neutral by 2040
  • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
  • CDP: Yes
  • Committee on Investor Responsibility: No
  • Divestment Goal: No
  • INCR: No
  • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
  • Sustainable Investment Fund: Yes
  • Sustainable Investment Policy: No
  • Principles for Responsible Investment: No


Other Sustainable Investing Practices:


Resources from CSU, Northridge:

ESG Investing: A Simple Approach l James Chong and G. Michael Phillips, The Journal of Wealth Management (2016)

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