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.
Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies; Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs; Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, School of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences
Grey to Green Fund (G2G)
Multi-asset fund seeking to help reduce water consumption by acting as a market aggregator for hotel greywater infrastructure.
New York University, Stern School of Business; New York University, Wagner School of Public Service
CSRi: A Fixed-Income Pay-for-Impact Fund
Pay-for-impact fixed income fund designed to help corporations enhance measurable impact of corporate sustainability.
University of California Berkeley, Haas School of Business; University of California Berkeley, College of Environmental Design; Columbia University, Columbia Business School
DoubleUp ADU-Backed Securities
Collateralized debt obligation that aims to help unlock liquidity for the construction of accessory dwelling units(ADUs), increasing availability of affordable housing in tight real estate markets.
University of California Los Angeles, Anderson School of Management; University of California Los Angeles, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability
Utility Wildfire Resilience Bonds
Outcome-based securities for microgrid development in wildfire-prone areas to help limit impact of power outages and enable de-energization.