April 10, 2021

carbon neutrality

  1. March 25, 2021

    Regents’ remarks regarding changes in U-M investment strategy

    Remarks of Regent Mark J. Bernstein Last February, at our last in-person board meeting before COVID, this board announced that we would consider our investment policy with regard to fossil fuels. I am deeply grateful to my board colleagues, President Schlissel and everyone, especially our exceptional students and faculty, who participated in the thorough, inclusive…
  2. March 25, 2021

    U-M shifts strategy for natural resources investments

    The university’s investment strategy will focus more on renewable energy, stop investing in certain fossil fuel-based funds and halt direct investments in publicly traded companies that are the largest greenhouse gas contributors.

  3. March 25, 2021

    Schlissel highlights final carbon neutrality commission report

    On the heels of the release of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s final report, President Mark Schlissel expects to announce soon the university’s next steps toward achieving net-zero emissions.

  4. March 18, 2021

    Carbon neutrality commission submits final report and recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality has submitted its final report and recommendations for U-M to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions across all three campuses.

  5. February 18, 2021

    ‘Concrete next steps’ to address fossil fuel investments coming, regents say

    The Board of Regents will share “concrete next steps” next month aimed at investing the university’s endowment funds “in a way that contributes to the essential transition to a low carbon economy.”

  6. January 21, 2021

    Carbon commission leaders answer questions about draft report

    The leaders of the President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality gave an overview of their work and answered questions from the community as they finalize a proposed plan to set U-M on the path to net-zero emissions.

  7. January 14, 2021

    Discussions set for carbon neutrality draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality and campus sustainability groups are convening multiple upcoming virtual events to discuss the commission’s draft recommendations.

  8. December 17, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission releases draft recommendations

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, has released its preliminary draft recommendations for public comment through Jan. 26.

  9. December 11, 2020

    Carbon neutrality commission draft recommendations to be released Dec. 17

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality, charged with recommending strategies for U-M to achieve net-zero emissions, expects to release a draft of its recommendations Dec. 17. Comments will be accepted through Jan. 22.

  10. October 21, 2020

    Carbon accounting group quantifies U-M emissions

    The President’s Commission on Carbon Neutrality’s carbon accounting subgroup focuses on bringing together otherwise disparate emissions data — U-M energy sources, the commission’s internal analysis teams, and utility firms.