Asset Owners and Investingin Diversity: Intention versus Action

Morgan Stanley has been at the forefront of publishing data-backed research and offering actionable recommendations to address the systemic inequities within the financial services industry, including identifying the “Trillion-Dollar Blind Spot” that women and multicultural-owned businesses face.

To complement our research around investors’ and venture capitalists’ views and approaches around diversity, this year we surveyed asset owners—investment decision-makers at large U.S. pension funds, endowments, foundations and insurance companies—to better understand their perspectives on the role of diversity in their investment decisions and choice of external managers.

Asset Owners and Investingin Diversity: Intention versus Action