Foundation Investments Philosophy and Policy

This investment policy statement is designed to be a guideline for the assets of American Society of Animal Science. Assets of the American Society of Animal Science will be invested in a combination of equities and bonds (Fixed Income), invested for long-term growth of capital.

In understanding that risk is present in all types of securities and investment styles, the members recognize that some risk is necessary to produce long-term investment results that are sufficient to meet the ASAS long-term objectives. However, the investment managers are to make reasonable efforts to control risk and will be evaluated regularly to ensure that the risk assumed is commensurate with the given investment style and objectives.

American Society of Animal Science and American Society of Animal Science Foundation Investment Policy