Nurturing Sustainable Solutions: Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge, 2020

Embark on a journey of innovation and impact with the Kellogg School of Management and Morgan Stanley through the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. This unique opportunity calls for aspiring graduate students worldwide to devise groundbreaking investment strategies addressing the planet’s most pressing challenges.

The Challenge serves as a platform for budding finance professionals to apply their expertise towards economic, social, and environmental sustainability, fostering a new generation of leaders in sustainable finance. By connecting emerging talents with industry experts, the initiative aims to catalyze positive change and promote sustainability across global graduate schools.

About Kellogg School of Management and Morgan Stanley: Kellogg School of Management, part of Northwestern University, is a renowned institution for management education, recognized globally for its academic excellence and leadership development. Partnering with Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing, the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley collaboration bridges the gap between financial returns and social impact, addressing the growing demand for sustainable investment solutions.

Key Details:

  • Application Deadline: February 20, 2020
  • Course Level: Graduate degree program
  • Study Subject: Open to all fields of graduate study
  • Awards: $15,000 in prizes, including $10,000 for Overall First Place and $5,000 for Overall Runner-Up
  • Opportunity to present at the Milken Global Conference in Los Angeles
  • Nationality: Open to international applicants
  • Number of Scholarships: Two scholarships available
  • Location: United States

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to graduate students worldwide, forming teams of up to four members
  • Each team must submit an original two-page prospectus outlining their sustainable investment proposal
  • Ten teams will be selected to present at the finals competition
  • At least one team member must be available to present at the finals competition

Application Process:

  • Register online via the provided link
  • Submit a two-page prospectus outlining a unique sustainable investment strategy
  • Clearly articulate the financial vehicle’s potential social and/or environmental impact, market size, risk management strategy, target investor, financial viability, potential returns, and investment timeframe
  • Presentations should not include identifying school information

Join us in shaping the future of sustainable finance and making a positive difference in the world. Apply now and be a part of the solution!

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