Virginia Wesleyan University


Endowment Value: $60.3 million (2020)

Virginia Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts university located in Norfolk, Virginia. The university is nonsectarian but is historically affiliated with The United Methodist Church and has a student body of approximately 1,600 students. The Board of Trustees oversees the endowment.

The university prepares students for a continuously challenging and changing world, achieving this through exposure to a diverse range of subjects and opportunities. The school is deeply committed to studying and enhancing sustainability within the school, the community, and the world. Sustainability efforts at Virginia Wesleyan "reflect a larger commitment to ethical conduct and social responsibility through environmental stewardship and education."  

Virginia Wesleyan University is a participant or member of the following Initiatives & Commitments: 

  • IEN Member (2016)
  • ACUPCC: Yes, Carbon Neutral by 2050
  • Billion Dollar Green Challenge: No
  • CDP: No
  • Committee on Investor Responsibility: No
  • Divestment Goal: No
  • INCR: No
  • Montreal Carbon Pledge: No
  • Sustainable Investment Fund: No
  • Sustainable Investment Policy: No
  • Principles for Responsible Investment: No

Other Sustainable Investing Practices

Sustainability Efforts

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