Report for Morgan Stanley at Work Shows Women Significantly Lag Men in Equity Compensation at Private Companies

Shareworks by Morgan Stanley, a leading equity plan management platform and division of Morgan Stanley at Work, today released a new report, Transparency 2021: Addressing Gaps in Equity Compensation, which was independently researched and authored by Rebel & Co, a third-party research and strategy agency. The report reveals that despite the focus on closing the gender pay gap, inequity at private companies persists in equity compensation plans with only 41% of women reported participation compared to 52% of male counterparts. The report also found that the equity compensation gap exists among working…

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Morgan Stanley Announces Commitment to Reach Net-Zero Financed Emissions by 2050

Morgan Stanley has announced a new commitment to reach net-zero financed emissions by 2050. The Firm joins many of its clients in this strategic goal and is committed to providing financing, expertise and thought leadership to support the transition to a low-carbon world. “Climate change is one of the most complex and interconnected issues of our time,” said Audrey Choi, Chief Sustainability Officer at Morgan Stanley. “Morgan Stanley believes we have an important role to play in facilitating the transition to a low carbon future, and we are proud to…

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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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