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 500 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.