December 11, 2018

Cornerstone Capital: Radically Practical Investing

We believe in a world where financial markets are a force for good. Where investment dollars are directed to companies whose way of doing business leads to a more sustainable future and irrefutable performance. And…

May 2, 2018

Erika Karp at Impact Capitalism Summit

On April 18, Cornerstone Capital Founder and CEO Erika Karp delivered a “TED”-style talk at Big Path Capital’s Impact Capitalism Summit, held in Chicago. She spoke on the unprecedented confluence of trends driving the…

January 17, 2016

Addressing the United Nations General Assembly

Marking the UN Global Compact’s 15th anniversary, Global Compact +15 brought business and civil society to the United Nations to show how the private sector is taking action and partnering to advance societal priorities, with…

what we do

Cornerstone Capital Group serves clients who want their investments to contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive world. We develop and manage custom investment strategies designed to achieve targeted societal impact without sacrificing financial performance. Our approach is distinguished by the depth and rigor of our manager due diligence, and by the integration of our thematic research work and corporate governance expertise into that process.

Identify challenges and opportunities that may become material
Facilitate executive engagement with stakeholders on ESG issues
Conduct bespoke research projects to provide predictive insight
Develop and implement plans for aligned strategic or philanthropic investing
Research Reports
November 13, 2018
Partnerships for the Goals
Mobilizing Donor Advised Funds for Impact Investing

More than $23 billion [1] was contributed to donor advised funds (DAFs) in the United States in 2016, yet only a minor fraction of donor advised fund ...

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Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking
October 16, 2018
Good Health and Well-BeingGender EqualityDecent Work and Economic GrowthIndustry, Innovation and InfrastructureReduced InequalitiesSustainable Cities and Communities
Creativity & The Arts: An Emerging Impact Investing Theme

When we at Cornerstone Capital Group first discussed the idea of exploring arts and creativity as an impact investing theme, our greatest challenge wa...

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In the News
June 25, 2018
ESG Roundtable: Great for Society, Good for Investors

Barron's, June 25: "Someday, it will be hard to imagine a time when investors didn't study environmental impact, workplace culture, and repu...

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