January 31, 2023
U-M eighth among U.S. universities in renewable power use
As U-M works toward procuring 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the university as a top user of green power.
December 8, 2022
U-M reports progress on endowment-related carbon reductions
Recent investments in renewable energy and fuel will prompt considerable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions associated with the U-M’s endowment.
May 20, 2021
U-M commits to carbon neutrality universitywide
President Mark Schlissel has announced U-M will achieve carbon neutrality across all emissions scopes, outlining a series of commitments that place sustainability at the center of the university’s mission.
March 25, 2021
Regents’ remarks regarding changes in U-M investment strategyRemarks 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…
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.