The Board of Trustees amended its Statement on Investment Responsibility and approved the Stanford Management Company’s (SMC) first-ever Ethical Investment Framework in its Tuesday morning meeting.
The feature “On this day in Stanford history” details events that occurred on the same date in past years at Stanford. According to The Stanford Daily’s archives, on May 31 in….
“Breaking the Silence: A Luta Continua,” an art exhibit depicting stories from South African apartheid, will be available for viewing until 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Black Community Services Center.
Stanford Out Of Occupied Palestine (SOOP) is not the first divestment movement to take Stanford’s campus by storm. Calls for divestment from partners of the Sudanese government, coal companies, and a historical movement to divest from South Africa marks Stanford’s history with attempts at divestment.
This week marks the ninth annual international Israeli Apartheid Week, which serves to highlight the Israeli state’s systematic discrimination and human rights violations against Palestinians and to build the global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement that seeks to hold Israel accountable to its international humanitarian law obligations. For some, the word apartheid is controversial.…
Sachs, whose hour-long lecture largely served as a tribute to the ailing Mandela, was this year’s keynote speaker for Stanford’s Summer Human Rights Lecture Series, a feature of the Summer Human Rights Program that offers public lectures by eminent leaders of movements for equality.
The struggle of identity and our role here is one we will all have to grapple with throughout this quarter. Ultimately though, these questions may become what drives us to act.