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Tuesday’s Children Wins Ninth Annual U.S. Strategy Challenge

Morgan Stanley employees contribute over 8,000 hours to strategy development for nine nonprofits in U.S. Strategy Challenge–more than 110 Charities helped since launch
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May 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the completion of the ninth 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 24.

Morgan Stanley and The Economist Intelligence Unit Release New Index to Support Investment in Inclusive Growth

Inclusive Growth Opportunities Index helps investors identify technology investments in thematic areas to overcome inequality and enable broad-based participation in economic progress
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May 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Today the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing announced the Inclusive Growth Opportunities Index, a report and interactive tool for investors to explore technology-based opportunities that support inclusive economic growth – the first in a body of work that the Institute will produce to help drive private capital toward reducing inequality.

Morgan Stanley Investment Management Raises More Than $125 Million for its First Global Impact Fund

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May 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Morgan Stanley Investment Management has raised more than $125 million in final commitments for its first global impact fund, PMF Integro Fund I (“Integro” or the “Fund”).  Launched in partnership with the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing (the “Institute”), Integro invests in private equity funds that offer the potential for compelling financial return while demonstrating positive environmental impact, social impact or both.

Team EduIndia Aims to Foster Education Access and Retention in India; Wins Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge

Challenge brings together graduate students seeking to address today’s sustainability issues by leveraging financial instruments
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Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing and Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management today announced that EduIndia was named the winner of the 2017 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.  Comprised of students from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, the team was one of 10 finalists competing in the Challenge at Morgan Stanley’s New York offices on Friday, April 7.  EduIndia’s idea focuses on creating a private growth debt fund fostering education access and retention in India

Dear Financial Services CEO: Where are the Women?

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 by Kathleen McQuiggan, Senior VP, Global Women’s Strategies, Pax World and Managing Director, Pax Ellevate Management, LLC

For an industry that prides itself on mastering risk management, finding value and uncovering arbitrage opportunities, I think the financial services sector is falling flat. Why? Because most firms are overlooking one of the biggest investment opportunities ever: women.

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

Annual pro bono volunteer program has delivered 68,000 service hours to 104 nonprofits since 2009
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NEW YORK / LONDON, March 22, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of the ninth annual Strategy Challenge, the Firm’s signature skills-based pro bono volunteer program.  Over the course of the next ten 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.

Graduate Students from 15 Countries Vie For Sustainable Investing Challenge

The 7th annual Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge announces 10 finalist teams chosen from 196 students at 37 schools around the world.
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Morgan Stanley and Bloomberg Survey Finds Sustainable Investing Has Entered the Mainstream

Two-thirds of asset managers polled pursue sustainable investing, with 64% believing its adoption will continue to grow
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NEW YORK, November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Two-thirds of asset management professionals surveyed (65%) say that they are using sustainable investing strategies to achieve competitive market-rate financial return alongside positive social and/or environmental impact.  Sixty-four percent believe its adoption will continue to grow, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing and Bloomberg L.P.

CFSI Study: Payday Shrinks While Underserved Consumers Pay More for Auto Insurance

New Market Size Report from CFSI and Core Innovation Capital Reveals Financially Underserved Market Grew Nearly Six Percent in 2015 to Estimated $141 Billion
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By The Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) 

Morgan Stanley Employees Unite with Houston Community to Build New Playground as Part of Healthy Cities Initiative

Healthy Cities Houston connects wellness, nutrition and play resources, essential to improving early childhood health
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NEW YORK, October 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that over 200 Morgan Stanley and community volunteers will build a playground at the KIPP Climb Academy as part of the Morgan Stanley’s Healthy Cities initiative.

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