Morgan Stanley launches Sustainable Investing Summer Placement in EMEA

London —

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) today announced the launch of its EMEA Sustainable Investing Summer Placement, a 10 week pilot programme aimed at students working towards their MBA, Masters or other graduate programmes who have a demonstrable and active interest in sustainability. The launch follows the flagship New York Programme which the Firm started in 2013 in collaboration with Columbia Business School.

The Placement provides students with the unique opportunity to design and implement efforts that seek to drive capital towards sustainable investments that promote sustainable economic growth and scalable solutions to global challenges. Successful candidates will be placed in one of the following functional areas – Global Capital Markets, Investment Management and Research – based on skillset and interest.

David Best, Deputy COO of Morgan Stanley in EMEA, said “The introduction of the Sustainable Investing Summer Placement in EMEA is a continuation of the Firm’s commitment to providing solutions to global challenges through the capital markets. The programme is designed to cultivate emerging leaders in sustainable finance and investing, an area which has seen a continuing and growing demand from our clients and investors around the world.”

With support from the Institute for Sustainable Investing, Morgan Stanley is committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable investing, which seeks to deliver both competitive financial returns and positive environmental and social impact. The Institute partners across the Firm to pioneer scalable sustainable finance solutions, build new sustainable investing tools, and generate industry-leading insights that inform and empower investors.

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