Extract from the Cornerstone Journal of Sustainable Finance & Banking, October 2013, written by Erika Karp, Founder and CEO of Cornerstone Capital Inc.

While the Partners from the various firms articulated their respective strategies ranging from a focus “across the breadth of the corporate maturity stack” to “deep specialization on a sector basis”, one message came through loud and clear from across the presenters: complexity has increased dramatically across the board. Whether dealing with political economics in the US, the regulatory challenges of foreign owners doing business in India, China’s ability to execute an economic transformation over the next decade, or a new definition of the state of incorporation based upon globalization, complexity now rules the day.