College & University Endowments and the Principles for Responsible Investment: Aligning Investment Practices with Mission & Values

We invite you to join an upcoming webinar to learn about the steps university endowments are taking to address sustainability issues in their investments, and how this fits with their roles as long-term investors. 

Signatories of the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) and other institutions with commitments to climate action and sustainability are increasingly confronting questions related to if and how to better align endowment investment practices with institutional mission, values, and goals.

This webinar will provide an overview of the sustainable investing landscape and the spectrum of strategies available. It will highlight the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and offer insights from university representatives who have experience with PRI. 

Date: September 16, 2014

Time: 8:30AM PT / 11:30 am ET

Duration: 1 hour


  • Sonal Mahida, US Network Manager, Principles for Responsible Investment
  • Dave Gorman, Director of Social Responsibility and Sustainability, University of Edinburgh
  • John Pierce, Assistant Treasurer, Simon Fraser University


  • Georges Dyer, Coordinator, Intentional Endowment Network


Cost: Free


Presented by PRI, Second Nature, and the Intentional Endowments Network.


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