Morgan Stanley Pledges $1 Billion in Sustainable Investing Push
Friday, November 1, 2013
Morgan Stanley (MS:US) said it will invest $1 billion to help improve affordable housing as part of a broader push to encourage investment in efforts that aid economic, social and environmental sustainability.
The bank is also seeking to attract $10 billion of client assets to fund investments designed to provide social benefits in addition to financial returns, New York-based Morgan Stanley said today in an e-mailed statement. Audrey Choi, who leads the bank’s sustainable finance group, will serve as chief executive officer of the newly established Morgan Stanley Institute for Sustainable Investing.
Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeek (link opens in a new window)
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