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Students advocating for responsible investment tactics protest on the steps of Widener Library.
A year of protests and conflicts reveals the divergent conceptions of responsible investment at Harvard.
The Crimson’s annual survey of the graduating senior class, presented in words, graphs, and numbers.
University President Drew G. Faust said Wednesday that she will work with faculty members to arrange for a “thoughtful exchange” on climate change next fall but that she does not plan to hold the open meeting with the Corporation and members of the activist group Divest Harvard.
Drew G. Faust condemned last week's Divest Harvard-led blockade of Mass. Hall and reassured professors that the University does not take into account tenure candidates' political views and actions in tenure decisions.
Members of Divest Harvard, including Brett A. Roche '15, far right, who was arrested during a protest Wednesday morning, returned to Massachusetts Hall Friday afternoon to renew their call for an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation.
At Friday’s rally, members of Divest Harvard continued to clamor for an open meeting with University leadership, but much of the event focused on the University’s response to protesters the previous day.
Divest Harvard activists gather in front of Massachussets Hall to protest against the University's continued investment in various fossil fuel companies.
The maneuver kicked off the activist group Divest Harvard’s Day of Action, the latest effort in a two-year-old campaign calling for the University to divest its endowment from the fossil fuel industry.
Divest Harvard activists blockaded one of the entrances in front of Massachusetts Hall to protest against the University's continued investment in various fossil fuel companies.
Roche had been guarding the door throughout the night as part of Divest Harvard’s Day of Action to demand an open meeting with the Harvard Corporation on the issue of divestment.
Harvard Management Company has continued its strategy of investing in natural resources by purchasing millions of dollars' worth of vineyard land in central California.
Although the University has signed onto the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, sustainability and investment experts cautioned that the voluntary nature of the principles are closer to a statement of values than policy.
More than 100 faculty members from across the University signed an open letter on Thursday urging University President Drew G. Faust and members of the Harvard Corporation, the University’s highest governing body, to divest the University's endowment from fossil fuel companies.
According to the email, titled “Confronting climate change,” the three-fold endeavor will launch a research-focused Climate Change Solutions Fund, increase sustainability measures on campus, and affirm the endowment’s commitment to environmentally sustainable and socially conscious investing.