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Projects Updates for Sustainable Investment Policy

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  1. Intentional Endowments Network 2022 Report

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    Attached is a Feb 2022 report from the Intentional Endowments Network which looked at the U of I system's investment policies. The report is entitled,  "Commitment to Sustainability: Investment Strategies at the University of Illinois System".

    Included is a link to an article discussing the report which states, "The study details how two years after establishing a program to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions, an initial allocation of $160 million has grown to $252 million, returning 47% on an annualized basis and outperforming its benchmark (Russell 3000) by 1.2%."

  2. Archived project description

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    Socially responsible investing (SRI) is investment that attempts to balance out the financial and social benefits of an investment strategy. As part of the University's overall commitment to sustainable action, SRI practices will be encouraged.