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Kellogg School of Management and INSEAD Team Up to Host Third Annual International Impact Investing Challenge


Graduate students to create investment vehicles addressing critical global, social and environmental issues for a chance to present their ideas to investors, receive financial support

What: As demand for investment strategies that deliver social and environmental impact continues to grow, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and INSEAD are teaming up to host the third annual International Impact Investing Challenge.

The challenge provides a platform for graduate students to create and present high-performance, high-reward, and high-impact investment strategies to prospective institutional investors for a chance to receive financial support and mentorship to implement their vision.

International Impact Investing Challenge is supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, World Bank Institute, Morgan Stanley, McCall Foundation, Milken Institute, Equilibrium Capital Group, Impact Assets, Carol & Larry Levy Social Entrepreneurship Lab, and Calvert Foundation.

When: On April 26, 12 finalist teams will present their proposals to a panel of judges, which will include experienced officers and investors of family foundations, pension funds and university endowments.

Where: World Bank, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, D.C.

Who: Interviews are available with the following spokespersons:
Jamie Jones, Director of Social Entrepreneurship, Kellogg School of Management
Christine Driscoll Gouley, Associate Director of Social Entrepreneurship, INSEAD

Schools:
Anderson School of Management, University of California Los Angeles
Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Fletcher School, Tufts University
Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
INSEAD, The Business School for the World
Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University
London Business School with Yale University School of Forestry
Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University
Thammasat Business School

More Info: To obtain a press pass to the event or to schedule an interview, contact Jeff Brennan at j-brennan@kellogg.northwestern.edu or Sophie Badre at sophie.badre@insead.edu.

To learn more about the International Impact Investing Challenge, visit www.impactinvestingchallenge.org. For more information about the Kellogg School of Management, visit www.kellogg.northwestern.edu. For more information about INSEAD, visit www.insead.edu.

Media contacts:
Jeff Brennan
Kellogg School of Management
Office: (847) 491-2112
Mobile: (312) 771-0126
j-brennan@kellogg.northwesterm.edu

Sophie Badre
INSEAD
Office: +33 (0) 1.60.72.45.26
Mobile: +33 (0) 6.86.07.33.75
sophie.badre@insead.edu