A Conversation With The Head Of Morgan Stanley’s Global Sustainable Finance Group

A Conversation With The Head Of Morgan Stanley’s Global Sustainable Finance Group: Creating A Playbook For Financial Institutions To Advance The Circular Economy And Alleviate Plastic Pollution


Forbes

Author: Rob Kaplan


I often speak of the important role that corporates play in the development of new climate innovations, particularly with respect to devising new solutions to stem the tide of plastic waste. As we make progress towards the creation of a circular economy and work to mitigate the negative effects of plastic pollution, there is another group whose capital and engagement are critical in bringing scale to solutions: financial institutions.


One major global financial services firm that is having an outsized impact is Morgan Stanley. I recently chatted with Matthew Slovik, Head of Global Sustainable Finance at Morgan Stanley, to talk about the plastic waste crisis, what global financial institutions can do to scale the sector and what kinds of investments he’s seeing that excite him.


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