Monday, April 14, 2014

Stranded Assets & Divestment

This is an important and interesting addition to the responsible investing - divestment discussion. The Smith School issued a report on stranded assets, that is investments that "have suffered from unanticipated or premature write-downs, devaluations or conversion to liabilities." This can occur for a number of reasons, but I… April 14, 2014 | Divest , fossil fuels , responsible ownership , endowment
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The Wall Between Mission and Endowment

What I want to talk about today is the whole question of the students petitioning universities to divest themselves of various stocks having to do with global warming, and specifically in the field of hydrocarbons. This movement has gained momentum and in many ways is heartening to see. Ultimately, I think… October 2, 2013 | ethics , endowment
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