The Challenge: 

Devise a Novel Financial Instrument

to Positively Impact the World 

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 Every year, the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge invites teams of graduate students from around the world to develop and pitch creative financial approaches to tackle pressing social and environmental challenges.

Need to Get up to speed quickly?

 Download the 2021 Competition Brochure for a one-stop guide on how and why to compete or  watch the 2021 kick off webinar recording to get an overview of the competition. Dates for 2022 are not yet set, but the competition rules will remain the same!

 

In 2021, more than 400 students from over 50 countries and 80 schools proposed novel financial instruments for positive impact. See who won and check out all of the finalists proposals here.

 

The Challenge facilitates connections with leading industry professionals in order to identify, empower, and inspire those who will make up the future of sustainable finance.

Key Dates for 2022

Early December

Kick Off Webinar

Register to attend the December 1st webinar, learn essential details, get tips, ask questions, and get excited!

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Mid

January

Deadline to Request Mentor

Our network of experts is available to give you feedback on your proposal prior to submission (not required for submission).

Early

February

Career Trek

Turn in your team's prospectus to officially enter the competition.

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Mid

February

Prospectus Submission Due

Turn in your team's prospectus to officially enter the competition.

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Early

March

Finalists Announced

Teams moving on to the final event will be notified, and will receive feedback and resources to turn the prospectus into a pitch.

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Mid

April

Final Event

The 2022 finals will be held, global conditions permitting, at the Morgan Stanley headquarters in London.

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Our 2021 Sponsors

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