University of Vermont

Resolution Regarding Proxy Voting in Favor of Climate Change Action

BE IT RESOLVED, the University of Vermont will vote in favor of shareholder proposals that address climate change by calling for actions, reports or disclosures including but not limited to:

  • Report on a company’s climate change and/or carbon reduction strategies
  • Disclosure of total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Report and/or reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Increase energy efficiency of operations and/or products
  • Increase investment in renewable energy sources
  • Report on activities related to the development of renewable energy sources
  • Report on company’s compliance plans with international, national or regional climate agreements
  • Report on company’s efforts to adopt a recycling strategy
  • Disclosure of risk assessment related to climate change
Adopted by the Board of Trustees: 
May 17, 2008
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