Reply Sustainable Investment Challenge 2021

Powered by Reply and Banca Generali, in collaboration with Main Street Partners, MIP – Politecnico di Milano and CFA Society Italy

19-30 April | Online
12-14 May | The Final Round

The Challenge

The second edition of the Investment Challenge was all about ‘sustainability’: participants learned how to invest $1 million and make it impactful.

Reply, in sponsorship with Banca Generali and in collaboration with MIP (Politecnico di Milano School of Management), Main Street Partners and CFA Society Italy, brought you a range of learning content and a brand new challenge that blends profits and ESG ratings.

  • Until 16 April - Partecipants registered and learned all about sustainable investing, different asset classes and investment strategies. Then started trading in the real US market.

  • 19-30 April - Played online and competed over two weeks in a tough challenge designed by Reply’s investment experts. Partecipants had $1 million of pretend money to invest.

  • 12-14 May - Final Round: only the best 100 players accessed the final round and competed for the podium.

Let’s crunch some numbers

Beyond expectations, here is the participation response in the first round:

The Winners

These are the three top ranked players that took part in this challenge:


Number One

Guido Alberto Marsico


Second Best

Vittorio Ranieri


Third Place

Vincenzo D’Ambrosio

Sustainable investment challenge 2021

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