The York University Advisory Committee on Responsible Investment believes that the integration of environmental, social and corporate governance considerations into investment management processes and ownership practices is wise and aligned with the University’s commitment to sustainability, social justice and good governance. They create a platform to hear the concerns expressed by those in their community regarding the investment of the University’s endowment fund, identify companies that may be involved in activities contrary to the University’s principles and believes, advice on proxy voting and where the University should invoke proxy voting, advice about circumstances in which stocks held by the University may cause social or environmental injury and working with a range of like-minded shareholder groups and coalitions.