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Roots and Wings Team Wins Tenth Annual U.S. Strategy Challenge

Morgan Stanley employees contribute over 9,000 hours to strategy development for nine nonprofits in U.S. Strategy Challenge this year – more than 128 charities helped since program launch
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NEW YORK, May 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the completion of the tenth annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, a ten-week program in which top-performing Morgan Stanley employees provide pro-bono strategic advice to nonprofit organizations on mission critical challenges. This year, nine nonprofits participated in the program, and Morgan Stanley teams presented final strategic recommendations for each nonprofit in a competition at Morgan Stanley’s New York headquarters on May 23.

Morgan Stanley Foundation Announces Additional $1.5 Million in Grants to Local Food Banks Across the United States

Grant part of $23 million that has been committed to Feeding America® and the network of food banks to provide children with access to nutritious food
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NEW YORK, May 17, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley Foundation today announced over $1,500,000 in grants to local food banks in 29 cities across 20 states to support hunger-relief programs that deliver food assistance and healthy meals to children and families. These grants are part of our most recent commitment, bringing our support total to more than $23 million to 200 Feeding America member food banks to help launch, build upon and sustain critical child nutrition programs through child hunger grants and expand access to fresh produce through produce grants.

Morgan Stanley Announces New Commitment to Finance $250Bn in Low-Carbon Solutions by 2030

Commitment includes clean-tech and renewable energy financing, sustainable bonds and other low-carbon solutions
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NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced a new commitment to provide $250Bn in low-carbon financing by 2030. Contributing to this commitment are the Firm’s activities in clean-tech and renewable energy financing, sustainable bonds and other transactions that enable low-carbon solutions. As companies, governments and institutions transition to a low-carbon economy, Morgan Stanley views low-carbon financing as a win-win for business and the environment.

Team ASEAN Storm Resilience Fund Aims to Help Communities Withstand Extreme Weather Events in Southeast Asia; Wins 2018 Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Challenge brings together future leaders seeking to address today’s toughest sustainability issues through innovative financial instruments
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LONDON, April 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management in the U.S. today announced that ASEAN Storm Resilience Fund was named the winner of the 2018 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. Comprised of students from Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University, the team was one of 12 finalist teams competing in the Challenge at Morgan Stanley’s London offices on Friday.

Morgan Stanley Strategy Challenge to Benefit 14 Nonprofit Organizations in U.S. and UK

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NEW YORK, March 21, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the 10th annual U.S. Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based pro bono volunteer program.  The Strategy Challenge is in its fifth year in London. Over the next 10 weeks, teams of Morgan Stanley employees in New York and London will work with leadership teams at 14 nonprofit organizations to provide strategic recommendations to address their mission-critical challenges.

Sustainable Investing Challenge Expands Its Global Footprint


This year’s 8th annual Sustainable Investing Challenge has attracted the most geographically dispersed slate of finalists yet, with an equally diverse offering of investment proposals.

Morgan Stanley Announces Creation of Innovative Play Spaces for Children in 14 Cities With KaBOOM!

Providing thousands of children with safe play spaces and strengthening their healthy start to life
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NEW YORK, February 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the creation of 14 new play spaces for children through a Morgan Stanley Foundation grant to KaBOOM! and the hands-on efforts of hundreds of its employees throughout the U.S. this year. With our partners and volunteers we will be building two physical playgrounds in Boston and Atlanta and providing creative play grants in 12 cities to provide local nonprofits an Imagination Playground or Rigamjig, which allow for year-round actvitiy in areas with limited space or inclement weather.

Business Value of Pro Bono: Foster a Strong Culture

Find out how Morgan Stanley connects their pro bono programs to the bottom line
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Pro bono service is a powerful way to drive social change. Yet, many corporate employees looking to bring pro bono service to their company struggle to get buy-in from leadership and other key stakeholders. Although these stakeholders may understand the social value of pro bono, they don't always see the business value. 

Morgan Stanley's Audrey Choi Talks Inclusive Growth at the BSR Conference 2017

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In a plenary address at the BSR Conference 2017, Morgan Stanley Chief Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer Audrey Choi explored inclusive growth. 

“At the end of the day, we are convinced that corporations, individually and collectively, are powerful forces for change,” Choi said.

Watch the full video below: 

Incorporating Inclusive Growth


Companies that think beyond the bottom line may be stronger and more innovative, a report on the private sector’s role in inclusive growth argues.


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