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Board Allocates $5 Million for Impact Investment Platform, Adopts Divestment Policy

October 2, 2014
Office of Communications
Building on its leading-edge commitment to responsible investing through the creation of the Impact Investment Platform (IIP), and dovetailing with Oberlin's leadership in such areas as sustainability and access, the Board of Trustees has recently approved an initial allocation of $5 million to seed the IIP over the next five years. Furthering its commitment to making the investment process more inclusive, the Board also has adopted a divestment policy that provides an avenue through which students, employees, and alumni may bring forth concerns regarding endowment portfolio holdings.

Symposium Adds to National Divestment Conversation

February 5, 2014
Cynthia Nickoloff
On Sunday, February 9, eight national experts on endowment and socially responsible investing will take part in a day-long examination of strategies for investing, divesting, and effecting social change through investment. The day’s discussions are free and open to all members of the campus community and the public.