Morgan Stanley Institutional Funds

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    Funds Group: Morgan Stanley Institutional Funds
    Management Company: Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc.
    Funds Affected: (1) Morgan Stanley Institutional Asia Opportunities Portfolio, Morgan Stanley Institutional Global Opportunity Portfolio, Morgan Stanley Institutional International Opportunity Portfolio, Morgan Stanley Institutional International Advantage Portfolio (2) Morgan Stanley Institutional Emerging Markets Leaders Portfolio, Morgan Stanley Institutional Emerging Markets Small Cap Portfolio and Morgan Stanley Institutional Frontier Markets Portfolio
    Principal Sustainable Investment Management Strategy: ESG Integration, Exclusions, Shareholder Engagement
    Summary:
    (1) The investment process integrates analysis of sustainability with respect to disruptive change, financial strength, environmental and social externalities and governance (also referred to as ESG).
    (2) The investment process takes into account information about environmental, social and governance issues (also referred to as ESG) when making investment decisions. The Adviser and/or Sub-Adviser focus on engaging company management around corporate governance practices as well as what the adviser and/or sub-adviser deem to be materially important environmental and/or social issues facing a company. The investment process excludes holdings in tobacco companies.