Monthly Archives: October 2012


Greening the Bottom Line 2012

October 30, 2012

Greening the Bottom Line 2012 reports on the growing field of green revolving funds (GRFs) and their environmental and financial impact on college and university campuses. Though many of these GRFs are young- there have been 36 new funds created since 2010- their portfolios have already begun to post impressive returns, with a median reported return on investment of 28 percent. Collectively, these funds have committed over $111 million to energy and resource-use reduction projects. Read more here.

Green Revolving Investment Tracking System Webinars to be held in November

October 25, 2012

Many institutions with green revolving funds (GRFs) use Excel spreadsheets to track savings, while others don’t have the ability to track data after project installation. The Sustainable Endowments Institute has created the Green Revolving Investment Tracking System (GRITS) Beta, an online web tool that allows you to track all improvements achieved by your GRF: savings […]