Founded in 1939, Neuberger Berman is a private, 100% independent, employee-owned investment manager. From offices in 34 cities worldwide, the firm manages a range of strategies, including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity and hedge funds on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With more than 600 investment professionals and over 2,000 employees in total, Neuberger Berman has built a diverse team of individuals united in their commitment to delivering compelling investment results for our clients over the long term. That commitment includes active consideration of environmental, social and governance factors. As an active manager, Neuberger Berman has a long-standing belief that material environmental, social and governance factors are an important driver of long-term investment returns from both an opportunity and a risk mitigation perspective. We also understand that for many of our clients the impact of their portfolio is an important consideration in conjunction with investment performance.
Columbia Business School
Columbia Business School’s Heilbrunn Center for Graham & Dodd Investing—a dynamic resource for students and practitioners to learn about value investing through world-class education and research, bridging theory and practice—and Tamer Center for Social Enterprise—which educates leaders to use business knowledge, entrepreneurial skills, and management tools to address social and environmental challenges—are proud to work in conjunction with Neuberger Berman to launch this challenge.
The New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business is proud to partner with Neuberger Berman on the ESG Investing Challenge. NYU Stern MBA students are prepared to build a better world through better business, engaging with the Center for Sustainable Business—which prepares future and current leaders to embed social and environmental sustainability into core business strategy through education, research and engagement—as well as gaining hands-on experience managing funds using ESG strategies through the Michael Price Student Investment Fund.
Social Impact at Kellogg aims to inspire and equip business leaders to create positive, significant and sustainable impact in the world. Intellectually rigorous yet real-world relevant, our Social Impact programming is designed to expand students’ awareness about the pivotal role that management and markets plays in society while our culture and community enable personal and professional growth.
Kellogg’s record of leadership in the field of impact finance includes founding the world’s longest-running sustainable finance competition, the Kellogg-Morgan Stanley Sustainable Investing Challenge, hosting the world’s largest faculty-membership organization, the Impact and Sustainable Finance Faculty Consortium, and administering the premier global prize for research in responsible investing, the Moskowitz Prize.