Virginia Wesleyan University


Endowment Value: $58.9 million (June 2019)

Virginia Wesleyan University is a 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 commits to their mission of preparing students for a continuously challenging and changing world, and achieves this through exposure to a diverse range of subject matters 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, Climate Neutral by 2040
  • 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


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Sustainability Efforts

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