sweetgreen – Ballston, Arlington

Sweetgreen receives $22 million investment from investment firm

Sweetgreen, an organic salad retail chain (and a local Georgetown favorite), received $22 million in funding from investment fund Revolution Growth. Founded in 2007 by Georgetown alums Nicolas Jammet (MSB ’07), Nathaniel Ru (MSB ’07), and Jonathan Neman… Read More

This Week in the Voice: Where is Georgetown investing?

In this week’s Feature, Patricia Cipollitti investigates Georgetown’s investment portfolio and the struggles the University faces to make ethically sound decisions.   As of now, no one outside of the Investment Office or the higher echelons of University… Read More

The Georgetown, Divest! forum on University investment in Palestine and Israel

On Tuesday night, the new student group Georgetown, Divest! presented their case for University divestment from companies that they say profit from human rights violations in Israel and Palestine. The campaign’s kick-off event came days after an April… Read More

Georgetown erases FAQs about ethical investing from Investment Office website

Georgetown University has deleted two passages from its Investment Office’s “Frequently Asked Questions” page that explained how social responsibility and Georgetown’s Jesuit identity impacts its investment decisions. The move may have been a result of discussions between members… Read More

Georgetown, Divest! says ethics do not inform Georgetown’s investment decisions at all

In a press release provocatively entitled, “Georgetown University Admits Complete Lack of Oversight of Endowment Investments,” members of Georgetown, Divest!, the student coalition seeking University divestment in companies that perpetuate human rights abuses in Israel and Palestine, said… Read More