Monthly Archives: November 2015

Tracking Our Thesis on Automation in Restaurants

In our March 2015 report The Economics of Automation: Quick Serve Restaurant Industry, we asserted that the twin threats of rising wages and increasingly volatile food prices suggested a more challenging environment ahead. While commodity inflation doesn’t appear to be a threat in the near term, increasing labor cost pressure has emerged as a major… Read more »

Cutting Edge Firms Partner to Train the Next Generation of Ethical Finance Professionals

Cornerstone Capital Group and Inspiring Capital (IC) announced a strategic partnership to advance their shared goal of mainstreaming sustainable business and investment practices. Inspiring Capital has adopted Cornerstone’s research-driven approach to “help companies integrate social and environmental issues into business strategy and governance practices,” as the foundation of IC’s leadership development programs for professionals seeking purpose-driven careers.

“Oceans and Seas”

Today’s “wealth of nations” is derived from the oceans and seas. To preserve this asset, we must draw upon the best thinkers, practices, and policies to promote the “blue economy.”