NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Morgan Stanley’s Institute for Sustainable Investing and Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University today announced that the BeeBank & Brokerage team was named the winner of the 2021 Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge. The team was one of 16 finalist teams competing in the virtual Challenge on Friday, April 9. The 16 finalists were selected from a field of 123 teams, composed of 414 students from 50 different countries. They represent 87 graduate schools, and their projects targeted impact in 33 countries.[…]
Now in its eleventh year, the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge is an annual global competition designed to inspire future leaders to develop innovative financial vehicles to help address critical social and environmental issues.
“Our finalist teams truly showcase the creativity of the next generation of sustainable investing talent,” said Matthew Slovik, Managing Director and Head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley. “The winning proposal by the BeeBank & Brokerage team is an excellent example of an innovative financial approach that is necessary to tackle today’s pressing social and environmental challenges.”
Finalists presented their proposals and took questions from a panel of judges over live video conference. After all teams presented, judges reconnected over a separate video call to determine the winner, first runner up and plastics winner.[…]