Posts Categorized: Media

Cornerstone’s Karp Featured in New Bloomberg Report

March 8, 2017– Marking International Women’s Day, Bloomberg issues a report today called “Women in Finance: Where in the World is Gender Equality Gaining Ground?” Cornerstone CEO Erika Karp is among the women featured in the report. Click here to read the report.

Cornerstone’s Craig Metrick to Serve as Chair of US SIF Board of Directors

Cornerstone Capital Group is pleased to announce that Craig Metrick has been elected to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors of US SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. US SIF’s 14-member board provides strategic guidance to advance sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. Previously, Craig served two terms on the US SIF Board, on the Executive, Membership and Education Committees; he was also a Trustee of the staff-defined contribution plan.

Cornerstone Capital Names Douillet as Executive Director

Cornerstone Capital Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole P. Douillet as Executive Director responsible for Business Development and Client Portfolio Management at Cornerstone Capital Investment Management (CCIM), its investment advisory business. “As we scale up operations at Cornerstone, we are truly delighted to be joined by a colleague with Nicole’s track record… Read more »

Cornerstone Capital Names Morgan to Managing Director Role

NEW YORK – Cornerstone Capital Inc. has named Janet M. Morgan (Jan) as Managing Director, responsible for strategic business development for the firm, effective immediately. Noted for her work as an environmentalist, leader and advocate for women and girls, Morgan has been dedicated to solving pressing global problems through nonprofit action, dialogue and socially responsible… Read more »

FIA Brazil Students Declared Winners of $25,000 Grand Prize in Cornerstone Capital Inc.’s “Sustainable Games” Challenge

In the culmination of a year-long Cornerstone Capital Group initiative called “Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge,” a team of students from Fundação Instituto de Administração (FIA) in Sao Paulo Brazil was named the winner of the $25,000 Grand Prize. The business idea presented is a program to facilitate employment opportunities for disabled young adults while seeking market rate returns.

Cornerstone Capital Names Three Experts to its Global Advisory Council

Cornerstone Capital Group is pleased to announce three new appointments to its Global Advisory Council. We welcome Laura Berry, Bennett Freeman and Vivienne Ming to the group. Further, we announce that Ming has agreed to serve as Senior Science Advisor and Berry will take on the role of Chair of the Designated Equity Committee of the Council.

“We are thrilled to engage the breadth and depth of the collective experience of these three exceptional professionals on behalf of our mission said Erika Karp, CEO and Founder of Cornerstone, regarding the appointments . . .

Cornerstone’s Karp Addresses UN General Assembly: “Trust, Transparency, Entrepreneurship & Corporate Legacy”

Cornerstone Capital Group’s Founder and CEO Erika Karp today delivered an address at the UN General Assembly representing the “voice of global investors in the capital markets” before leaders from across the public and private sector gathered at the United Nations’ Global Compact + 15 plenary event, “Business as a Force for Good.” Marking the UN Global Compact’s 15th… Read more »

Cornerstone Contributes to New Investor Guide from BlackRock and Ceres:

We’re pleased to share Cornerstone’s contribution to this important new investment tool. “Taking Investment Lessons From Socrates: Asking the Right Questions,” By John Wilson and Erika Karp, Cornerstone Capital Group, and Jerome Lavigne-Delville, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Click to read Cornerstone’s article. “21st Century Engagement: Investor Strategies for Incorporating ESG Considerations into Corporate Interactions” –… Read more »

Cornerstone Capital at “The Model Room”

In one of the most iconic rooms of New York, Cornerstone Capital Group joined together with the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Astia Angels, XMS Capital Partners, The Clinton Global Initiative and ATCO Realty, to host entrepreneurs, innovators and financiers at the New York Yacht Club’s “Model Room” to engage in wide-ranging discussions on sustainable and impact investing and the potential for the private sector to drive system-level change at scale.

UBS’ Intellectual Capital Blog: Interview with Erika Karp

The following interview with sustainable investing expert, Erika Karp, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Group, first appeared on the UBS Intellectual Capital Blog.  Stephen Freedman, CFA, Head of Thematic and Sustainable Investing Strategy, UBS Many of you may remember Erika Karp, a long-term UBS veteran, who was head of Global Sector Research at UBS Investment Bank until… Read more »

Cornerstone at “The Model Room”

Cornerstone Capital Group hosted a gathering of financiers and entrepreneurs on April 2nd at The New York Yacht Club’s “Model Room” for an evening dedicated to new business models and innovation. The event featured welcome remarks from Richard Parsons as well as co-hosts Justin Rockefeller of The Rockefeller Bros. Fund and Dale Hemmerdinger of ATCO… Read more »

Judges Announced for “Sustainable Games” Competition

Harvard Business School, Intel Education among Business and Entrepreneurial Leaders to Select Winner of $25,000 Prize Five global leaders from across business, the capital markets and academia have been selected as judges for “Sustainable Games:  The Business Model Challenge.”  The competition, which offers a $25,000 prize, is sponsored by Cornerstone Capital Inc., together with the Clinton… Read more »

“Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge” Goes Live

NEW YORK, February, 24 2015 – Cornerstone Capital Inc., together with the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), RobecoSAM and the UN Principles for Responsible Management in Education (PRME), today announced a call for university students to participate in “Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge.” Applicants are invited to submit business plans for new companies that can help solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges in scalable and profitable ways – “Social Enterprises.”

Cornerstone Capital Holiday Party 2014

Cornerstone Capital  hosted a holiday party on December 4, 2014 for clients and guests with cocktails and a night at the theater in New York City. Hosted by Cornerstone Capital Inc.’s Founder and CEO Erika Karp, the event featured guest appearances by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Broadway’s “The Last Ship” and cast member Fred Applegate.   

Dr. Holmes Hummel Joins Cornerstone’s Board of Directors

Cornerstone Capital Inc., has elected energy policy expert Dr. Holmes Hummel to its Board of Directors effective immediately, it was announced by Erika Karp, founder and CEO. Dr. Hummel is the founder of Clean Energy Works, which connects champions of energy efficiency and renewable energy with resources that accelerate investment in the deployment of clean… Read more »

Harnessing ‘Sustainable Brand Power’

How does a brand stay true to its purpose?  And how does a company create an emotional connection with its stakeholders, employees and consumers? These were just a few of the questions addressed by Jostein Solheim, CEO of Ben & Jerry’s during a Roundtable session Nov. 19th on “Sustainable Brand Power” at Cornerstone Capital Group. … Read more »

Cornerstone Marks Launch of Investment Management Business in Denver

Cornerstone Capital  hosted a launch party Oct. 28th for its newest division, Cornerstone Capital Investment Management (CCIM), at The Alliance Center in Denver. The event featured Cornerstone Capital Inc.’s Founder and CEO Erika Karp, former Governor Bill Ritter, and Blackstone Entrepreneur Network CEO, JB Holston, who also serves on Cornerstone’s Global Advisory Council. Guests included many… Read more »

Cornerstone Capital Marks First Anniversary of JSFB with Expanded Distribution via Bloomberg

Special edition of Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking  themed “Food & Nutrition” NEW YORK, NY (October 17, 2014) – Marking the first anniversary of its publication, Cornerstone Capital Group is pleased to offer this month’s edition of the “Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking” (JSFB) complementary to all of our colleagues across the global financial… Read more »

Craig Metrick Joins as Director, Manager Due Diligence and Thematic Research

NEW YORK, NY (September 25, 2014) – Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today the hiring of Craig Metrick as Director, Manager Due Diligence and Thematic Research. In his new role, Metrick will be responsible for overseeing the firm’s manager and fund outreach and review process across the asset class spectrum. He will support the Cornerstone Capital… Read more »

Cornerstone Capital Unveils Commitment at 2014 Clinton Global Initiative

“Sustainable Games: The Business Model Challenge” promotes global collaboration among students driving sustainable innovation in a call to social entrepreneurship NEW YORK, NY (September 24, 2014) – Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today a new commitment to action at the Clinton Global Initiative’s 2014 Annual Meeting that will challenge university students around the world to develop… Read more »

Michael Baldinger and Eric-Vincent Guichard Join Cornerstone’s Board of Directors

Cornerstone Capital Inc., has appointed Michael Baldinger and Eric-Vincent Guichard to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Baldinger currently serves as CEO of RobecoSAM AG, a Zurich-based investment firm that pioneered and specializes in sustainable investing. Guichard is Founder and CEO of Homestrings, an online portal that offers a range of tools to connect investors… Read more »

Feeding Fans Sustainably

ABSTRACT FROM THE CORNERSTONE JSFB. SUBSCRIBERS CAN READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE JUNE 2014 EDITION.  When we think about sustainability in the context of the fan experience we take a holistic view of our opportunity and responsibility – from the restaurants supporting the sports events to the ingredients provided by our supply chain.  In doing… Read more »

The Power of Sports: From the Field to the Business World

ABSTRACT FROM THE CORNERSTONE JSFB. SUBSCRIBERS CAN READ THE FULL ARTICLE IN THE JUNE 2014 EDITION.  As you bring your daughter to her sports clinics this weekend, to Tae Kwon Do or swimming or soccer, or wherever else her passion lies, celebrate. She’s not just playing. She’s not just exercising. She’s actually building critical life skills, such… Read more »

Join Us at the CGI & SASB Sustainability Standards Corporate Roundtable May 13, 2014

We are pleased to announce that Cornerstone Capital Group will be participating in the upcoming Sustainability Standards Corporate Roundtable on May 13th, hosted by the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB). This collaborative event will engage thought leaders to discuss SASB’s new sustainability standards, best practices for disclosure and methods to help drive… Read more »

John Wilson Named Head of Corporate Governance, Engagement & Research

In a first, corporate governance expert to lead research function at investment firm. Cornerstone Capital Inc. today announced that John K.S. Wilson has been appointed to the newly created position of Head of Corporate Governance, Engagement & Research at Cornerstone Capital Group, effective May 1st. Mr. Wilson, who most recently served as Director of Corporate Governance… Read more »

Erika Karp Recognized on the Good 100

We are proud to announce that Erika Karp, CEO & Founder of Cornerstone Capital Group, has been recognized on The 2014 Good 100. The Good 100 represent the vanguard of creative impact from around the globe and includes a diverse group of artists, activists, entrepreneurs and innovators from over 35 countries. For more information visit… Read more »

Michael Geraghty Joins Cornerstone Capital Group as Global Markets Strategist

Cornerstone Capital Group hires Michael Geraghty as Global Markets Strategist, marking the company’s continued build-out of the Investment Research Team. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today the recruitment of Michael Geraghty, formerly with Citi Investment Research and UBS Investment Bank, effective immediately.  In his new role, Michael will serve… Read more »

Tanya Khotin Joins as Head of Institutional Business Development

Cornerstone Capital Group hires Tanya Khotin as Head of Institutional Business Development, marking the company’s continued efforts to align its products and services with institutional investors.   New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today the addition of Tanya Khotin, formerly with the Hugo Neu Corporation and UBS Investment Bank, to… Read more »

Erika Karp Speaks at Clinton Global Initiative

Erika Karp, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Group, Inc., shared her views on the evolution of business models during a panel discussion at the Clinton Global Initiative’s (CGI) Winter 2014 Meeting in New York. Erika Karp appeared during the Clinton Global Initiative “Plenary Session: Reimagining Impact,” moderated by President Bill Clinton. More than 500… Read more »

Phil Kirshman Joins Cornerstone Capital Group

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PHIL KIRSHMAN, CFA, CFP®, FORMER SENIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER WITH UBS INSTITUTIONAL CONSULTING, JOINS CORNERSTONE CAPITAL GROUP;  MARKS THE FIRM’S FUTURE EFFORTS IN INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT  NEW YORK — Cornerstone Capital Inc. announced today the addition of Phil Kirshman, CFA, CFP© , former Account Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager at UBS Institutional Consulting,… Read more »

Erika Karp Speaking at FT Investing in a Sustainable Future Conference

Erika Karp, Head of UBS Sector Research, speaks at the Financial Times Investing in a Sustainable Future Conference Panel: Innovation Along the Sustainable Supply Chain. To hear the discussion, visit the FT link below. https://www.ft-live.com/ft-events/ft-investing-in-a-sustainable-future-conference/sessions/panel-innovation-along-the-sustainable-supply-chain