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Coming Together for Children's Mental Health

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis among children and teens. Our Alliance for Children’s Mental Health assembled a panel of parents, healthcare experts, educators and students to discuss their concerns and possible solutions.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis among children and teens. Our Alliance for Children’s Mental Health assembled a panel of parents, healthcare experts, educators and students to discuss their concerns and possible solutions.

Four Ways Investors Can Act on Climate Change

Climate change presents risks, but there are ways for investors to take part in positive change.
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By Lily Trager
Wealth Management, Head of Investing with Impact

Should ESG Investors Own Cryptocurrency?

The growing popularity of cryptocurrency has created a new wrinkle for investors—how to balance its potential upside against its inherent environmental and social impacts. A look at both sides of the issue.
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Despite the recent exponential growth in the cryptocurrency industry, this emerging asset class leaves many open questions for investors who integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into their portfolios.

While crypto can offer some societal benefits—such as financial inclusion and the ability to “be your own bank”—there are also potential downsides, including its carbon footprint, prevalence of theft through hacks and lack of centralized governance.

12 Women Founders Who Have Raised More Than $1M

These alums of our in-house startup accelerator have all marked a major milestone as women entrepreneurs. Here, they reflect on their success and share advice for other women founders.
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According to recently published research, startups with all-female founding teams raised just 2.2 percent of all venture capital in the first eight months of 2021, a lower share than any of the previous five calendar years, while teams with male and female founders raised 11.7 percent of the total.1

Morgan Stanley's Plastic Waste Researcher on the State of the Crisis

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Dr. Jenna Jambeck, an award-winning environmental engineer and now Morgan Stanley’s Plastic Waste Resolution Senior Researcher, speaks about her work on the plastic waste crisis and the path to possible solutions.

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Dr. Jenna Jambeck, an award-winning environmental engineer and now Morgan Stanley’s Plastic Waste Resolution Senior Researcher, speaks about her work on the plastic waste crisis and the path to possible solutions.

Investing Through the Renewable Energy Transition

Increasing demand and significant cost reductions have changed the clean energy landscape. Learn how decarbonization efforts may present opportunities for investors.
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By Vijay Chandar
Investment Strategist, Wealth Management

The signs of growing interest in clean energy are easy to spot: solar panels line rooftops, wind turbines dot open plains, and electric cars cruise highways.

Less apparent, but equally important, are the economics at the center of this story: The costs to produce wind and solar energy have dropped markedly in the past decade, and demand has increased as electric utilities begin to phase out fossil fuels.

Access & Opportunity Podcast: Reducing Recidivism

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Hosted by Carla Harris

Marcus Bullock shares his journey of reintegrating into society after prison and the path that led him to founding Flikshop, a tech company that helps keep families connected to their incarcerated loved ones. Then, Carla sits down with Marcus Glover, Managing Partner of VC firm Lockstep Ventures, to discuss how recidivism can be reduced through investing in the unique pool of talent found among the formerly incarcerated.

Buying Black: Reinvesting in Community

Morgan Stanley Access and Opportunities Podcast hosted by Carla Harris
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On this episode we hear from Bernard Bronner, President and CEO of Bronner Bros., one of the largest Black-owned beauty companies in the U.S. Then, Carla sits down with Maggie Anderson, author of “Our Black Year: One Family’s Quest to Buy Black in America’s Racially Divided Economy” to talk about her year of buying Black.

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On this episode we hear from Bernard Bronner, President and CEO of Bronner Bros., one of the largest Black-owned beauty companies in the U.S. Then, Carla sits down with Maggie Anderson, author of “Our Black Year: One Family’s Quest to Buy Black in America’s Racially Divided Economy” to talk about her year of buying Black.

Why Gender Diversity May Lead to Better Returns for Investors

Investing in equality for women can potentially increase a company’s—and your portfolio’s—bottom line. Our expert explains.
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By Lily Trager,
Wealth Management, Director of Impact Investing

Morgan Stanley Announces Partnership With Tennis Pro Leylah Fernandez

Leylah Fernandez to serve as brand ambassador for Morgan Stanley as part of a multiyear agreement to reach tennis fans globally and help increase access and equity for underrepresented communities in the sport of tennis
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Morgan Stanley announced a new partnership with women’s tennis professional Leylah Fernandez to expand the reach of the Morgan Stanley brand to tennis fans around the world. Fernandez will serve as a brand ambassador for Morgan Stanley and will support the Firm’s giving back initiatives.

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