Day: May 14, 2014

Stanford Divests–and Entangles Itself

Stanford University’s board of trustees has voted to divest from the university’s $18.7 billion endowment all of its holdings in coal-based energy companies.  The university, which is private, has not disclosed what holdings these are, their market value, or the likely cost to the institution in foregone growth of its portfolio. The significance of the […]

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