The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) was established to advise the University Trustees on ethical and social issues that may affect investments of the University's endowment. Learn More.
ACSRI Meeting Dates for Academic Year 2016 - 2017:
September 14, 2016; October 19, 2016; November 16, 2016; December 7, 2016; January 25, 2017; February 15, 2017; March 21, 2017; April 5, 2017; April 12, 2017; April 19, 2017; April 26, 2017; May 3, 2017
Trustee Action on Thermal Coal Divestment Recommendation - Columbia Announces Divestment from Thermal Coal Producers and to participate in the Carbon Disclosure Project’s Climate Change Program, March 2017
ACSRI Fossil Fuels Report to the Community and Appendices, February 2017 - This report includes a new recommendation calling for the University to divest from public companies whose primary business is the production of coal used in electricity generation, "thermal coal."
ACSRI Response to Columbia Divest for Climate Justice - November 2015
Trustee Action on Private Prison Divestment Recommendation - The University Trustees have voted to support a policy of divestment in companies engaged in the operation of private prisons and to refrain from making new investments in such companies, June 2015
ACSRI Response to Barnard Columbia Divest - May 2014