Morgan Stanley Launches Sustainable Solutions Accelerator to Address Global Sustainability Challenges

Morgan Stanley have announced the launch of the Morgan Stanley Sustainable Solutions Accelerator – a new strategic initiative to identify breakthrough innovations focused on systemic change for sustainability. The Initiative will have three major elements: a new Sustainable Solutions Innovation Award; a year-long intensive partnership with Morgan Stanley; and an ongoing Sustainable Solutions Collaborative that will provide an ongoing forum for cross-sector collaboration to drive sustainable solutions at scale. “The challenges that have come to the forefront this year exposed just how urgently we need to address structural issues in…

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Morgan Stanley Announces $100,000 Grant to Doctors Without Borders to Support COVID-19 Recovery in Brazil and Mexico

Morgan Stanley has announced a $100,000 grant to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for its work in Latin America. This funding, which is in addition to an existing Morgan Stanley grant for MSF work across Europe, will support MSF in its mission to provide intensive care for critically ill patients, medical isolation for mild or moderate cases of COVID-19, and health promotion in urban and rural areas of Brazil and Mexico. MSF teams are working in projects around the world to fight the spread of COVID-19, and to sustain…

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Morgan Stanley Announces $10 Million to Support National Urban League Collaboration

Morgan Stanley is pleased to announce $10 million in grants to support the National Urban League (NUL) and expand a number of critical initiatives in communities where the Urban League operates. The funds will support the following initiatives: Infrastructure support for NUL’s Urban Empowerment Fund, credit union and NUL’s financial literacy and homeowner counseling programs. NULs Workforce Development Program with an emphasis on technology programs that help close the digital divide by expanding broadband access for communities and households that lack affordable high speed internet. The current pandemic has demonstrated…

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Morgan Stanley Joins Leadership of Global Carbon Accounting Partnership

The Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF) is proud to announce that Morgan Stanley has joined its global Steering Committee focused on the complex challenge of measuring financed emissions. In addition, Morgan Stanley will lend insights and expertise to help PCAF develop the global accounting standard that can be used by all financial institutions to measure and reduce their climate impact. Launched globally in 2019, PCAF is a collaboration to standardize carbon accounting for the financial sector, enabling a harmonized approach to the assessment and disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions…

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Morgan Stanley Announces $10 million To Support Minority Depository Institutions

Morgan Stanley have announced $10 million in grants to Minority Depository Institutions (MDIs) including Industrial Bank of Washington, D.C., and Citizens Trust Bank of Atlanta, GA. These grants of $5 million to each MDI will allow the banks to bolster loan loss reserves to help weather the economic impact of COVID-19 in the wake of the pandemic. In addition, the grants will help the banks assist small businesses that were affected by COVID-19, particularly those that did not receive federal relief loans, and will support additional investments into technology systems…

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