January 6, 2021

Inside UVic’s decarbonization plans and their latest investment in Raven Indigenous Capital Partners

Author: Kate Korte

Divest UVic says the university needs to do more to show a real commitment to reconciliation
In January 2020, the UVic Board of Governors passed a new investment strategy, called the Responsible Investment Policy, while protesters from Divest UVic voiced their disappointment.
Now, a year after the policy was implemented, UVic has announced a $500 000 investment in Raven Indigenous Capital Partners’ Indigenous Impact Fund. Through investments in companies like the Raven Fund, UVic aims to reduce