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About SMU Next Gen ESG Investing Conference

The SMU-NGEI Conference brings together Asia’s savviest ESG investors to share insights and investment ideas to raise awareness for ESG investing and to support Next Gen Investors Endowment’s cause of grooming the next generation of responsible investors.

The Conference consists of (1) ESG investing presentations by reputable investors; (2) ESG investing stock pitches by finalists of the SMU-NGEI Cup.

This event is co-organized by Singapore Management University, Next Gen Investors Endowment Ltd., and SMU EYE Investment Club.

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About SMU-NGEI Cup

The 2022 SMU Next Gen ESG Investing Cup is looking for an actionable investment idea that evaluates the materiality of ESG issues and is thoughtful about corporate engagement to be featured in a presentation in front of attendees at the Conference. Our distinguished panel of judges will select the winning investment idea based on their determination of the most compelling idea with a 36-month horizon.

Awards

Champion
yunqi award

  • US$2,500 to invest in the winning idea, capital can be redeemed after 2 years

1st Runner up
Tiger award

  • US$1,500 to invest in their investment idea, capital can be redeemed after 2 years

2nd runner up

  • US$1,000 to invest in their investment idea, capital can be redeemed after 2 years

best analyst award

  • Final round interview for Summer 2023 internship with Arisaig Partners

  • Awarded to the best presenter based on impression score by judges

Eligibility

  • Undergraduates/post-graduates from a Singapore university

  • The investment idea should be submitted by a team of 2-3 students.

  • Members of each team can be from different universities

  • All members must attend the semi-final and final if shortlisted

  • Each team may only submit one investment idea

  • The stock pitched should be listed in Singapore, US, or Hong Kong SAR

  • There is no industry restriction

  • Candidates are expected to submit a not more than 20-page ppt deck (excluding appendix) and a less than 5-page investment memo.

  • Free to participate

Judges

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Rubrics

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2022 Key Dates

21 Mar

Sign up for the event!

26 May

Announcement of

semi-finalists! 

Each team will be assigned a mentor.

22 Apr

Sign up closes!

4 June

Virtual semi-final

8 May

Open for submission of investment ideas!

11 June

Yes! It's the physical  final in SMU!

17 May

Deadline for submission! Do it before 11:59pm!

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Develop a passion for investing sustainably!

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This event is brought to you by

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