Student Co-Curricular Offerings

 The ESG Initiative at the Wharton School

If you want to use your talents to make the world a better place, we’ll support you and help you succeed.

Co-Curricular Offerings

At the ESG Initiative, we are committed to creating transformational opportunities for students. We offer a robust set of student programs and resources to match your interests in ESG and business.
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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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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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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Total 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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Nazarian Social Innovator in Residence

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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Bendheim Loan Forgiveness

Supports Wharton alumni working in social impact careers with loan forgiveness

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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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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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