Dear Girton College, Cambridge,

This is a formal request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Could you please provide:

(1) A list of companies which the College holds stocks and shares in, specifying how many shares are held and the approximate value of the shareholding.

(2) A list of exchange traded funds, private equity funds, mutual funds, index funds, commodities, hedge funds, and bonds that the college has investments in, including the approximate value of each.

(3) in the case of any indirectly held or fund-based investments a breakdown of the companies invested in through the fund, including the percentage of the total fund made up by each holding.

(4) a list of properties that the college has investments, including the approximate value of each.

(5) A list of any other investments the college holds, including the approximate value of
each.

If you are to invoke Section 43 to withhold information in relation to any of these questions please note you must provide details of the exact FOIA exemption, details of who would be prejudiced by this information, and a public interest test justifying a conclusion with arguments for and against the release of the information.

If you are to invoke Section 12 to withhold information in relation to any of these questions please provide details of how locating, retrieving and extracting this information would exceed the appropriate limit of £450 as set out in the Freedom of Information and Data Protection (Appropriate Limit and Fees) Regulations 2004. Please also be aware of your duty under section 16 (1) of the Act to advise and assist me in narrowing my request to bring it within the appropriate limit.

Thank you very much for your assistance with this request. If you would like any clarification on the information I have asked for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. I look forward to receiving your response in the next 20 working days.

Yours faithfully,

Oliver Banks

Dear Girton College, Cambridge,

You have not replied to this Freedom of Information request in the legal time constraints. Please respond in the next three days and confirm you have received this email.

Yours faithfully,

Oliver Banks

FOI Coordinator, Girton College, Cambridge

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Dear Mr Banks,

Thank you for your email and apologies for the slight delay in sending the
response due to staff absence. Please find attached to this email a
response to your request of 19th August 2019.

Kind regards,
Ms K Pearson

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Freedom of Information Coordinator
Girton College
Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
CB3 0JG

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Dear FOI Coordinator,

Thank you for your response! In line with your recommendation, I would like to focus the original request to ask for estimate of the portfolio’s exposure to (a) fossil fuel companies and (b) arms companies. For (b) I might draw your attention to the top 100 arms companies list compiled by the SIPRI as this may assist you in identifying which are arms companies:
https://www.sipri.org/sites/default/file...

With this information, please provide a list of all companies that contribute to these two estimates (e.g. Shell, BP, BAE Systems, etc.).

Yours sincerely,

Oliver Banks

FOI Coordinator, Girton College, Cambridge

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Dear Mr Banks,

Please find attached to this email a response to your updated request of
19th September 2019.

Kind regards,
Ms K Pearson

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Freedom of Information Coordinator
Girton College
Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
CB3 0JG

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