July 31, 2021

fossil fuels

  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. 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.”

  4. February 20, 2020

    Regents pause new direct fossil fuel investments; to review policies

    The Board of Regents has announced it will pause new direct fossil fuel investments while considering adjustments to the university’s policies on how it invests endowment funds.