Student Offerings

The ESG Initiative at the Wharton School

Gain the experience, knowledge, and skills to serve a world undergoing tremendous change.

Co-Curricular Offerings

Bendheim Loan Forgiveness

Supports Wharton alumni working in social impact careers with loan forgiveness

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Fund for Health

Engages students in identifying and conducting investment due diligence on companies with the potential to strengthen the social determinants of health in Philadelphia

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Lauren & Bobby Turner Executive Speaker Series

This series challenges assumptions through candid interviews and discussions with celebrities and leaders who are using their resources and influence, as well as their creativity and passion, to make an impact on important social issues

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Nazarian Social Innovator Series

Nazarian Social Innovators share their career experience and dedication to social impact with students at Penn through a multi-day campus visit

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Turner Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Fellows

Brings together an interdisciplinary community of Penn undergraduates to gain knowledge, experience, and community around ESG topics

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Turner Impact Portfolio Challenge (TIPC)

Equips aspiring wealth managers, portfolio managers, and investment advisors with the knowledge and practical skills to design and execute 100% ESG portfolios across asset classes

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Turner MBA Impact Investing Network & Training

Trains business school students in the fundamentals of impact investing, from online training modules and advisory sessions to a final pitch competition with the chance to win a $50,000 investment

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Wharton ESG Integration Projects (WEIP)

Experiential education in ESG integration through real-world consulting projects with partner asset owners, asset managers, consultancies, and corporations

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Wharton Impact Venture Associates (WIVA)

Provides hands-on training in sourcing and company research as students link entrepreneurs with potential investors

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Student Club Engagement

Students gathered in a circle chatting on the grass on campus during the spring time with cherry blossoms blooming in the background

The ESG Initiative is proud to work with student clubs to improve student experiences and access to ESG resources and opportunities at Wharton. Learn more about our Student Leader Advisory Board (ESG-I SLAB) and how we work with University of Pennsylvania clubs on select events that are relevant to ESG topics.

Upcoming Events


Fireside chat with Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy and Adam Grant

April 24 | 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Jon M. Huntsman Hall G06 Auditorium

Greenwashing and the First Amendment

May 8 | 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

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The ESG Initiative at the Wharton School