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November 21, 2016

JSFB November Edition: “Proximity”

“Proximity” is a central question for so many sectors and for the capital markets.  As policy proposals and realities evolve, and while uncertainty and volatility will persist, there is no doubt that macro and structural trends in the US and Global markets are bigger and more powerful than any administration or regulatory regime over the… Read more »

September 28, 2016

“Loyal Opposition”

We must look at complex issues from different perspectives while acknowledging that diverse viewpoints strengthen the quality of the debate.

July 27, 2016

“Explorations & Aspirations”

From innovations in food safety, to Bitcoin and maritime finance, we examine new tools to assess materiality and drive progress.

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    The Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB) is an on-line forum featuring voices from a range of disciplines bringing their unique perspectives on progress towards a regenerative and inclusive global economy. JSFB contributors include thought leaders from the capital markets, private sector, non-governmental organizations and academia, highlighting breakthroughs in science and technology, best practices in environmental stewardship, social progress and effective governance, and creative ideas for advancement of responsible long-term economic development.
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    January 23, 2014

    Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, January 2014

    This month in the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB), as global markets move into earnings reporting season with trepidation about the ability of share prices to consolidate gains in 2014 and move ahead further, we focus on Data. We consider Big Data, the Principles for Responsible Data, Data for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Analytics, and Data Overload.

    December 19, 2013

    Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, December 2013

    This month in the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB) in considering aspirations to have an extraordinary societal and economic legacy, we turn our attention to Brazil and the “Social” in ESG with a series of notes highlighting that nation’s tremendous challenges and opportunities.

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    December 19, 2013

    Brazil’s Energy Outlook – Reconciling Socio-Economic & Environmental Progress

    As last year’s Earth summit in Brazil, Rio+20, clearly showcased, many people believe indeed that a “green growth” economic model, integrated within the long term vision of sustainable development, is incompatible with the economic growth countries like Brazil strive to achieve in order to bring prosperity and progress to all. Is this antagonism relevant, or is there a way to reconcile these major objectives?

    November 21, 2013

    Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, November 2013

    Following the outcome of the much anticipated Third Plenary Session of China’s Party Congress, global market participants puzzle over the extent to which reforms are discounted in the markets, and we consider optimal paths to long-term prosperity by including feature articles from two China experts….

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    October 24, 2013

    Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking,SM October 2013

    We are pleased to present the inaugural edition of the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking (JSFB). Each month, the JSFB will strive to include important perspectives and insights from experts around the globe and across the functions of the financial markets. Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, October 2013  

    October 24, 2013

    Among the most well-known and well-loved sentiments of Mahatma Gandhi is that we should aspire to “be the change you want to see in the world.” For our part at Cornerstone Capital, there are changes we would like to see in the functioning of world’s capital markets. We would like to see a system where… Read more »