Investor Survey shows awareness and interest in sustainable investing continuing to climb steadily – 75% of individual investors and 86% of Millennials are interested in sustainable investing
Three-quarters of active individual investors and 86% of Millennial active individual investors describe themselves as interested in sustainable investing, according to a new survey published today by the Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing. The second edition of the investor survey, Sustainable Signals, examines the attitudes, perceptions and behaviors of individual investors towards sustainable investing and considers the broader implications for investors, corporations and governments.
Healthy Cities initiative connects wellness, nutrition and play resources to give children a healthy start to life
NEW ORLEANS, June 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced that over 200 Morgan Stanley and community volunteers will build a playground at Dunbar Elementary as part of the Morgan Stanley’s Healthy Cities initiative. Joining forces with Choice Foundation and KaBOOM!, volunteers will give area kids the play space they deserve. Having access to safe play spaces is at the heart of the Healthy Cities New Orleans program, which delivers integrated nutrition, health and play programming to local children and their families.
One day only − starting in Australia and ending in Hawaii, Morgan Stanley employees will join together in “Feeding Kids Around the Clock” on June 1 to kick off Global Volunteer Month
June 1, 2017 /3BL Media/- Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of “Feeding Kids Around the Clock,” 24-hours of continuous employee volunteer activities dedicated to raising awareness of childhood hunger. Giving back to its communities is a core value for Morgan Stanley, and for more than 40 years, the Firm has been committed to helping children get a healthy start to life. Having access to food is essential to this mission.
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
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.
Inclusive Growth Opportunities Index helps investors identify technology investments in thematic areas to overcome inequality and enable broad-based participation in economic progress
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.
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.
Challenge brings together graduate students seeking to address today’s sustainability issues by leveraging financial instruments
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
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.
Annual pro bono volunteer program has delivered 68,000 service hours to 104 nonprofits since 2009
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.