Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge 2016 ($15,000 in Prizes)

Deadline: 24 February, 2016

Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge 2016 ($15,000 in Prizes)

Benefits

$15,000 in prizes will be awarded to the winning teams. awards will be made for overall quality of the proposals based on the Judging Criteria.

  • Overall First Place:$10,000
  • Overall Runner up: $5,000

Description

The Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge harnesses the power of capital markets and student creativity to create positive impact in a world of perpetual resource scarcity and continued population growth. A pitch competition for graduate students, the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge focuses on developing institutional-quality investment vehicles that seek positive environmental or social impact and competitive financial returns.

Contestants must propose and defend a strategy that uses finance and investment tools to address an environmental or societal challenge. The competition is an opportunity to apply core finance principles to target the economic, social and environmental challenges that drive the field of sustainable investing. Pitches might focus on areas like water, energy, food, social mobility, climate change, education or healthcare, among others. Contestants are encouraged to apply the entire spectrum of investment tools, styles and asset classes.

The Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge seeks to identify the next generation of sustainable finance practitioners, connect emerging leaders with industry professionals, and foster even greater emphasis on sustainability at graduate schools around the world.

Eligibility

  • Graduate students from around the world are invited to participate in the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.
  • Teams are limited to a maximum of four members, all of whom must be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of the prospectus submission, and the team cannot include more than one member who is pursuing an executive MBA. A team may include members from different graduate schools.
  • All Ideas Must be original ideas of the Group members.

Apply

To apply, Visit the Official website.

For more information, visit Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge.

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