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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 Expired
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Liaison Peter Stiling
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2011
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STARS v1.0

University of South Florida
PAE-16: Committee on Socially Responsible Investment

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have a committee on investor responsibility or similar body that meets the criteria for this credit?:
Yes

The charter or mission statement of the CIR or other body or a brief description of how the CIR is tasked to address social and environmental concerns :

University response: The governance of the University’s investment portfolio and oversight of the 9 DSO investment portfolios is the responsibility of the USF Investment Committee. This Committee’s authority and duties are described in the USF Investment Policy adopted by the University Board of Trustees. Membership of the Committee, appointed by the Trustees, is influenced strongly by the independence structures recommended by the SEC and Sarbanes-Oxley bill. A copy of this Policy, adopted in December 2006, is available on the website.

Foundation response: The investment function of the Foundation is governed by the Foundation Board and its Investment Committee. The Committee has the oversight responsibility of all investment matters including investor responsibility. As part of our due diligence process in evaluating new and current investments, we review our manager's policies on social and environmental responsible investing and hold them to a high standard with respect to the investments that are made on our behalf.


Members of the CIR, including affiliations:

Frank Morsani, Chairman and Voting Member
Harvey Greenberg, Voting Member
Jill Joyce, Voting Member
Hilliard Eure, Voting Member
Nick Trivunovich, Voting Member
Fell Stubbs, Non-Voting Member


The website URL where information about the committee is available:

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.