Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing

The Advisory Committee on Socially Responsible Investing (ACSRI) was established as a permanent addition to the University in March 2000. The volunteer committee's purpose is to advise the University Trustees on ethical and social issues that arise in the management of the investments in the University's endowment.

ACSRI Charter

2023 - 2024 Annual Agenda

Columbia University Relevant Investment Policies

ACSRI Meeting Dates for Academic Year 2023 - 2024

October 4, 2023; November 15, 2023; December 6, 2023; January 24, 2024; February 28, 2024; March 27, 2024; April 3, 2024; April 10, 2024; April 17, 2024; April 24, 2024; May 1, 2024 

Additional Resources

Center for International Earth Science Information Network

The Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) works at the intersection of the social, natural, and information sciences.

Center on Capitalism and Society

The Center on Capitalism and Society is endeavoring to build a modern economics of the workings of modern economies.

Center on Global Energy Policy

The Center on Global Energy Policy's (CGEP) mission is to enable public and private sector leaders to make more informed choices about the world’s most pressing energy issues.

Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment

The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is the only university-based applied research center and forum dedicated to the study, practice, and discussion of sustainable international investment.

Columbia CaseWorks

Fall 2022 – “How should Columbia University manage its active endowment holdings in fossil fuel-related companies?”

Columbia's Financial Overview

This page offers an overview of University resources, provides answers to a range of questions about topics including the endowment, and links to resources including University financial reports.

Columbia Investment Management Company

The Columbia Investment Management Company (IMC) is charged with managing the bulk of the University's endowments, also known as managed assets.

Columbia School of Social Work and Racial Justice

Faculty, students, and staff of the Columbia School of Social Work have undertaken a wide range of racial justice initiatives.

Columbia University Endowments

Endowment funds are an important part of the University’s operations and play an integral role in helping the University achieve its goals.

Columbia University Office of Government and Community Affairs

The Office of Government and Community Affairs (GCA) is the University’s primary liaison with federal, state, and local government, as well as with residents, community leaders, and civic organizations in surrounding neighborhoods.

Columbia University Relevant Investment Policies

Read about our relevant investment policies.

Earth Institute

Columbia’s Earth Institute blends research in the physical and social sciences, education and practical solutions to help guide the world onto a path toward sustainability.

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory seeks fundamental knowledge about the origin, evolution, and future of the natural world.

Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains law students and lawyers in their use, and provides the public with up-to-date resources on key topics in climate law and regulation.

Sustainable Columbia

Sustainable Columbia is the brand identity for Columbia University’s campus sustainability initiative, centralized through the Environmental Stewardship office and executed by a variety of University departments and projects. 

The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise

The ReEntry Acceleration Program (REAP) at Columbia Business School trains MBA students to deliver business training to incarcerated individuals, develops tools for potential employers, and creates forums for new relationships to shape a solutions-focused dialog around post-incarceration employment.

University Life's Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program

Annually, University Life invites students to apply for the Racial Justice Mini-Grant Program and share innovative ideas to address racism.