The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing voted not to support Barnard Columbia Divest’s proposal to divest from fossil fuel companies because the proposal did not meet ACSRI’s criteria for divestment.
Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing
We aren’t just the University’s investment, and we have all invested in this University, through both our time spent as students and our tuition to attend.
At Friday's plenary, the University Senate passed resolutions that would make membership of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Sexual Assault public and codify the quality of life survey as a biennial endeavour. Representatives from the Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing also presented a report on fossil fuel divestment.
The University Senate discussed the academic calendar, socially responsible investing, departmental identities, and career services on Friday.
At a Tuesday evening town hall, Columbia’s Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing listened to student proposals.
Americans’ power in this free-market orgy of profitable abuses lies in using our knowledge of business practices to make different consumer choices. We’d rather vote with our vote than our pocketbooks, but hey, we’ve come to terms with capitalist democracy. Do I buy the child-labor Gap jeans or the more expensive pair from American Apparel?
Jul 24, 3:28pm
University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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