Articles tagged: divestment
Georgetown prides itself on its Socially Responsible Investing (SRI) policy. It remains complicit, however, in unethical investments in harmful companies. The SRI policy’s mission statement, created in 2017, emphasizes the... Read more
Welcome back to Post Pitch. This week, join Podcast Editor Romy Abu-Fadel in her interview with Editorial Board representative Lukas Soloman. They discuss this week’s editorial board piece which dives... Read more
GUSA passed legislation to address Georgetown’s endowment in companies related to the genocide and repression of Uyghur Muslims in China, as well as confirmed a new senator to fill a... Read more
A new report revealed university investments in three companies with a focus on the extraction of unconventional fossil fuel resources.
While Georgetown has, at times, been considered a leader among college campuses in environmental sustainability, its level of commitment to certain sustainable causes over the years has varied. For the... Read more
"For all students, Georgetown’s complicity in the prison-industrial complex is also our complicity. We have a direct interest in Georgetown’s actions and reputation, making us stakeholders in our university."
The Georgetown Prison Divestment Campaign (GUPDC) crafted and sent a proposal demanding the university divest from the prison industrial complex sent to the university’s Committee on Investments and Social Responsibility... Read more
This article is part of a series of explainer pieces by the Voice on some of the most important topics on campus. Other articles in the series can be found... Read more
This post has been updated to include a statement from GUFF In an email to students on Thursday, university President John DeGioia announced that Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved a... Read more
On the upcoming GUSA election ballot, students will vote on three referendums, two of which pertain to sustainability. Though the referendums will not bind the university to action, they present... Read more
The GUSA Senate passed a resolution to submit a referendum on fossil fuel divestment to the student body and failed to pass a similar referendum in support of ocean-friendly university... Read more
GU Fossil Free (GUFF) is calling on the university to fully divest its endowment fund from all fossil fuel companies by 2024. The group made this demand in a Jan.... Read more
GU Fossil Free delivered the final draft of its 35-page proposal to the office of President DeGioia on Tuesday, initiating what they hope will be a fruitful year of engaging with... Read more