Student-Managed Sustainable Investment Fund (3.0)

This is an optional Innovation & Leadership (IL) credit. IL credits recognize institutions that are seeking innovative solutions to sustainability challenges and demonstrating sustainability leadership in ways that are not otherwise captured in STARS. Scoring in the Innovation and Leadership section is capped at 10 bonus points total.

Credit Language

IL 53: Student-Managed Sustainable Investment Fund – version 3.0

Questions & Answers

How has this credit changed between STARS Version 2 and Version 3?

This bonus credit replaces a portion of a standard 2.2 credit. A comprehensive list of differences can be found in the STARS 3.0 Summary of changes.

Suggestions for Institutions

  • Work with your institution’s investment and/or student affairs unit(s) or similar to determine whether a student-managed sustainable investment fund is in place, and/or to consider pursuing such an offering.

Potential Data Quality Issues

  • To qualify, the institution must have one or more student-managed investment funds that have a sustainability or environmental, social, and governance (ESG) focus.

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