Past Finalists and Winners
The prospectuses and presentations of Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge finalists are not only a great reference for participating students, but are an evolving record of the evolution of the field of sustainable finance, and, in some cases, early iterations of what have now become successful ventures.
Click through each year below to see the prospectuses and final presentations that were deemed the strongest in that year of the competition.
Singapore Management University, Lee Kong Chian School of Business
ASEAN Storm Resilience Fund
Storm resilience fund, with development impact bond enhancement feature, to allow investment in storm resistant structures to help communities withstand extreme weather events in Southeast Asia.
Indian Institute of Management Raipur
Loan fund invested in equity/government bond markets to generate start-up financing or vocational school tuition to generate increased financial inclusion and, entrepreneurship, and/or alternative employment opportunities to women engaged in prostitution in India.
Columbia University, Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Envest Index Fund
Developing a thematic index underlying new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) focused on environmental impact, long-term risk reduction, and competitive market returns.
Harvard University, Harvard Business School; MIT, Sloan School of Management; Harvard University, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Equity of Opportunity Fund
Stimulating employment and economic development in low-income U.S. communities by funding searchers to acquire healthy small businesses in Opportunity Zones defined in recent Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.