Current Activities & Ways to Get Involved:
Listserv: a listserv and collaborative space for participants to share news, resources, events, project ideas, etc. Use the following link to join the group, which will also grant access to the Group’s Google Drive and Calendar containing monthly call information. Learn more here.
Student Corporate Engagement Challenge: students pitch an investment in a publicly-traded company, and include in that recommendation shareholder engagement strategy focused on addressing inequality and the climate crisis, as they are systemic risks that threaten a healthy society, and in turn, healthy portfolio returns.
Regular Initiative Calls: to share updates on developments at participating schools, and advance progress on specific projects of the group. Register for upcoming calls here.
Resource Sharing & Development: View the SIILK resource library here.
Relationship Building, Network Building and In-Person Meetings: through the activities of SIILK, faculty, students and others are building relationships with counterparts at other institutions and identifying opportunities to connect in person at conferences such as SOCAP, The SRI Conference, and IEN events.
Mentorship Program: for pairing students interested in sustainable investing with experts from the industry who are already active in the Intentional Endowments Network, in turn providing students with real-world experience in sustainable investing and building their professional networks with industry partners. Learn more here.
Student-Led Shareholder Engagement Network: provides resources and a structure for student leaders to connect year over year to advance shareholder engagement work by student groups (within and outside of student-managed investment funds) across higher education institutions for the purpose of promoting sustainability and environmental and social corporate responsibility. Learn more here.