Jordan University of Science & Technology
(JUST) is dedicated to the adoption of a sustainable investment policy that
aligns with the university's core mission, emphasizing high-quality education,
research, and leadership in Jordanian society's journey towards sustainable
development. JUST recognizes its unique position as a sustainability advocate
and a champion of the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By
integrating sustainability considerations into its investment choices, JUST
aims to actively contribute to the transition towards a more sustainable
economy and society. This commitment prioritizes environmental responsibility,
social equity, and good governance practices in investments and initiatives. For more information, please click here.
The following principles and guidelines are implemenetd in all University investment initiatives.
The university should orient its short- and long-term investments towards facilitating at transition to a green economy that sustains the Jordanian economic sector while prioritizing social responsibility.
The university should incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors as an integral part of the investment decision-making process across all asset classes.
The university will employ positive and negative screening criteria when selecting business entities for investments, prioritizing organizations that actively promote and embrace sustainable economic and social practices in their operations.
The university will direct its investment funds to actively support the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), with a particular emphasis on advancing the fulfillment of the Jordanian-aligned SDGs.
The university will conduct regular reviews of its investment portfolio, progressively divesting from investments that have a negative impact on environmental, social, and economic sustainability at both the local and global levels. This commitment ensures that the university's investment portfolio aligns with its sustainability goals and contributes to positive outcomes for the environment, society, and the economy.