Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Wondering why we have no recording of the May 22 Regents meeting on investments?
In the meantime, we have a (working) link to the article below which deals with some of that meeting:
The University of California is working to form a task force that will look at the possibility of divesting from fossil fuel companies, following numerous student protests and other major universities’ decisions to divest. “It’s the issue that’s on the minds of many people and students have been expressing their concerns about it,” said Shelly Meron, a UC spokeswoman. “We want to look into it further.” At the UC Board of Regents Committee on Investments meeting on Thursday, committee chair and Regent Paul Wachter said the task force will include regents, environmental consultants and outside investment advisors to the UC. Wachter said regents have asked the UC’s new chief investment officer, Jagdeep Singh Bachher, to lead the task force...
Full story at http://dailybruin.com/2014/05/23/uc-to-create-task-force-to-explore-fossil-fuel-divestment/
The Committee evidently did not hear from the former investments officer - Peter Taylor - on this effort. However, blog readers will recall our recent post which contained his views. For those who can't recall, here they are again: