University of Vermont

Actions

Past Major Actions

Coal Divestment Decision

February 5, 2016
A proposal from the SRI Advisory Council to divest direct coal holdings from the University of Vermont was rejected by the Board of Trustess on February 5th, 2016.

Resolution Regarding Proxy Voting in Favor of Climate Change Action

May 17, 2008
A resolution to vote in favor of shareholder proposals that address climate change by calling for specific actions, reports or disclosures.

Discrimination in Employment

May 22, 2004
A resolution to vote in favor of shareholder proposals that bar discrimination based on sexual orientation.

Fossil Fuel Divestment

A proposal to freeze all new investments and contracts wirth fossil fuel interests while the fossil fuel issue is being deliberated by the Council.

Fossil Fuel Investment Decision

A recommendation to broadly address energy investments at UVM was rejected by the Board of Trustees in December 2013.
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