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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 71.76
Liaison Trina Innes
Submission Date Oct. 10, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v1.2

University of Alberta
PAE-17: Shareholder Advocacy

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 5.00 Ron Ritter
Director, Treasury & Investments
Financial Services
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Has the institution filed or co-filed one or more shareholder resolutions that address sustainability during the past three years?:
No

Has the institution submitted one or more letters about social or environmental responsibility to a company in which it holds investments during the previous three years?:
No

Has the institution conducted a negative screening of its entire investment pool within the last three years?:
No

A brief description of how the institution (or its foundation) has engaged in shareholder advocacy that promotes sustainability during the previous 3 years. :

The University’s investment managers are expected to vote on all shareholder matters with the objective of maximizing long-term shareholder value, which by its nature should take into account matters of sustainability of business, environmental and labor practices.


The website URL where information about the negative screen, divestment effort, and/or direct engagement with companies in which the institution holds investments is available:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.