5.4 University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews has an investment policy which does not specifically mention nuclear weapons, but which prohibits investment in arms companies. The university’s “Financial Operating Procedure – Sustainable & Responsible Investing” states that the university’s investment managers should consider several criteria when making investment decisions, including the “promotion of international co-operation and an end to international conflict including a prohibition of companies which produce armaments”.

A list of the university’s investments dated July 2017 showed that it had no direct investments in the nuclear weapons producers listed in section 2.