Following a year of review and input from the campus community, Stanford’s Board of Trustees has adopted an updated approach to managing social responsibility in the University endowment’s investments.

In December 2018, the Board of Trustees approved a new Ethical Investment Framework issued by Stanford Management Company (SMC), and an updated Statement on Investment Responsibility from the Trustees. Stanford is also committing $10 million to expand academic offerings in the area of investment responsibility and governance. (Read more)

SMC Ethical Investment Framework

A statement of how SMC actively incorporates ethical considerations into its investment decisions.

Statement on Investment Responsibility

A statement of the Trustees’ view of the responsible investment of Stanford’s endowment.


Stanford Management Company

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