On Thursday, October 22nd, four panelists presented on different approaches and options for socially responsible investing (SRI) to be considered at UVM, which made for an interesting conversation. The discussion engaged the audience, including students, faculty and community members, in thinking and talking about how the University’s endowment can be used towards positive societal outcomes.
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Socially Responsible Investment
October 22, 2015
Davis Center, Livak Room
Elizabeth Palchak, firstname.lastname@example.org
Hear from a panel of experts discussing community investing, investments in local food systems, engaging with fossil fuel companies and
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Written by Tim Johnson, Burlington Free Press. A new advisory council at the University of Vermont invited anyone on campus to voice recommendations on “socially responsible” management of the university’s endowment, and reserved two hours for that purpose in a cavernous ballroom at the Davis Center.
In November, the UVM Board of Trustees adopted an important resolution, two years in the making, with little fanfare. The Socially Responsible Investing Work Group, which reported to the Investment Subcommittee of the board, was dissolved. Taking its place was the Socially Responsible Investing Advisory Council, reporting to Vice President for Finance and Administration Richard Cate.