President Drew Faust addressed the university’s investment strategies at an open forum on Oct. 22. She said the Harvard Management Company’s, primary goal is “generating the revenue from the endowment that enables us to do everything that we do. That is its sustaining goal and it devotes itself to that, not to using the investments to advance particular agendas of one sort or another.”
She also said increased transparency does not lead to successful investments. According to Faust, Harvard already considers socially responsible investment factors.
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