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Mapping the Morningstar Process with Alyssa Stankiewicz

Episode 5: Alyssa Stankiewicz, Morningstar

Alyssa Stankiewicz of Morningstar shares her insights into the firm's manager research process and the key pillars of the Morningstar analyst rating. Alyssa guides the audience through the firm's approach to researching best practices in sustainable investing, and their efforts to improve transparency across the U.S. sustainable funds landscape for investors.

Morningstar is a publicly traded financial services firm providing a variety of investment research and investment management solutions. Their research and recommendations in evaluating asset managers and funds are some of the most influential in the asset management industry.

Join Alyssa as she shares her journey in this informative and interesting conversation. 

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Alyssa Stankiewicz


Alyssa Stankiewicz is an associate director for Morningstar Research Services LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. She leads environmental, social, and governance research in North America, spearheading efforts on the ESG Commitment Level and publishing reports on the sustainable funds landscape.

Before joining Morningstar in 2019, Stankiewicz completed her Master of Business Administration in sustainable innovation at the University of Vermont, where she and her teammates won the inaugural Total Impact Portfolio Challenge. She also holds bachelor's degrees in Spanish and linguistics from Earlham College.

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