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

University of South Florida
PAE-18: Positive Sustainability Investments

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Christian Wells
Director
Office of Sustainability
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Total value of the investment pool:
1,066,000,000 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in sustainable industries, such as renewable energy or sustainable forestry :
0 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in businesses selected for exemplary sustainability performances:
0 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in sustainability investment funds, such as a renewable energy investment fund:
8,000,000 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in community development financial institutions (CDFIs):
0 US/Canadian $

Value of holdings in socially responsible mutual funds with positive screens:
0 US/Canadian $

A brief description of the companies, funds, and/or institutions referenced above:

University response: Approximately 90% of the University’s investments are indexed fixed income fund investments in US Government securities with little opportunity to consider the above investment categories.

Foundation response: Our natural resources manager has an $8 million commitment from USF Foundation. They will allocate to forestry and renewable energy as well as other natural resource properties and projects. Other positive sustainability investments may be held in our commingled and mutual funds but the value of those investments is unknown.


The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainability investment activities 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.