Recent News

December 8, 2016

Cornerstone Capital Names New Board Members

Cornerstone Capital Group is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to our Board of Directors

November 23, 2016

Erika Karp presenting at BSR Conference 16: “Be Bold”

Cornerstone Capital CEO Erika Karp participated in BSR’s annual conference recently. She shared her views on the shifting dynamics of the capital markets in recent years, how these changes spurred her to form Cornerstone, and her vision for a convergence of priorities across capital markets constituents…

October 15, 2016

Cornerstone’s Kirshman Named to Board at Calvert Foundation

Cornerstone Capital Group’s Phil Kirshman has been elected to the Board of Directors at Calvert Foundation, an impact investing institution that invests in underserved communities around the world. He was confirmed for a three-year term. Also named to the board on Sept. 12 was Jaime Yordan, former Vice Chairman of Citigroup. Earlier this year the Calvert board also… Read more »

September 15, 2016

StartOut to Honor CCG’s Karp with 2016 Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership

StartOut, the national non-profit organization dedicated to fostering and developing entrepreneurship in the LGBT community, will honor Cornerstone Capital Group Founder and CEO Erika Karp with the 2016 Wells Fargo Leadership Award in recognition of her accomplishments and personal commitment to support LGBTQ entrepreneurs. The award will be presented at a gala event on Sept…. Read more »

September 12, 2016

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 »

September 6, 2016

Cornerstone Contributes to FAIRR’s Investor Case Studies Report

Many investors now acknowledge the sustainability issues that surround the growth of intensive farming around the world. But what practical steps can investors take to ensure any risks and opportunities emanating from this trend are accounted for in investment decisions? The Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR) Initiative has issued a second booklet of case studies that showcases how leading investors… Read more »

July 22, 2016

Our Letter to the SEC on Sustainability Disclosures

Cornerstone Capital Group submitted comments to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in response to its concept release “Business and Financial Disclosure Required by Regulation S-K.” Given our firm’s commitment to transparency and collaboration, we share those comments here.

July 12, 2016

Cornerstone and IRRCi Publish Benchmark Report on Food Safety

New study examines food safety practices of 60 public companies and identifies five key industry trends. Results indicate progress, but much room for improvement. The research also indicates that executive compensation rarely is linked to food safety goals, and that there currently is little food safety expertise present on most food company boards.

June 24, 2016

Cornerstone Capital Investment Management: Our Initial Assessment on Brexit

In sum, for long-term investors we expect this news to be incorporated into the set of broader challenges the world has already been facing, without drastic overall effects.