Recent News

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.

June 21, 2016

Job Opportunity: Research Associate

Cornerstone Capital’s Research team provides the intellectual capital for all of the firm’s business lines. Our Research Analysts integrate analysis on ESG issues into mainstream capital markets sector and thematic research. They also conduct analysis on behalf of the firm’s corporate advisory clients, and participate in due diligence reviews of investment managers being considered for inclusion in Cornerstone’s investment advisory platform. The Research Associate provides critical support to Cornerstone’s Research Analysts. The Research Associate will find and analyze project-related data, conduct literature reviews, and contribute to reports for publication as well as to projects for clients.

June 2, 2016

Cornerstone Hires Carolyn Trabuco for Research Team

Cornerstone Capital Inc., a leading financial services firm offering investment advising, corporate consulting, and investment banking services, has named Carolyn Trabuco as a Managing Director and Global Thematic Research Analyst. Trabuco has spent over 25 years in global investing, where she has identified dynamic secular changes, made investment recommendations, developed business and industry models, valued… Read more »

April 8, 2016

A Welcome Change: “Fiduciaries” For All Retirement Accounts

On April 6th, the US Department of Labor (DOL) issued new regulations requiring financial advisors and brokers handling individual retirement (IRA) and 401(k) accounts to act as “fiduciaries,” or in the financial best interest of their clients. Cornerstone Capital heartily welcomes this change.

March 18, 2016

Cornerstone Opens Washington DC Office, Adds Strategic Policy Expert

Cornerstone Capital Group, a leading financial services firm, has named Dr. Robert D. Lamb as Director of Strategic Policy Research, and will open a new office in Washington, DC, effective March 21st. “Given the critical nature of civic entrepreneurship in the capital markets, Cornerstone is pleased to expand our footprint to include Washington DC,” said Erika Karp, CEO… Read more »

March 4, 2016

Cornerstone Capital Group Hires Industry Veteran Jennifer Leonard for Research Team

Cornerstone Capital Inc., a leading financial services firm today named Jennifer Leonard as a Director of Manager Due Diligence, supporting the Cornerstone Capital Investment Advisory business. Leonard comes to the firm from The CAPROCK Group, where she was Vice President of Impact Investing and co-led the firm’s impact practice. She will be based in New… Read more »

February 22, 2016

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 »