Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Social Costs of Business: Implications for Sector Strategy

Executive Summary The social responsibility of business — In pursuit of the goal of increasing profits, businesses incur costs to nurture relationships with key stakeholders: local communities, suppliers and their workers, the company’s own employees, customers.  Some of these costs are straightforward; others are tougher to quantify.  To be sure, many business‑stakeholder relationships have benefits too…. Read more »

Cornerstone Capital Holiday Party 2014

Cornerstone Capital  hosted a holiday party on December 4, 2014 for clients and guests with cocktails and a night at the theater in New York City. Hosted by Cornerstone Capital Inc.’s Founder and CEO Erika Karp, the event featured guest appearances by Jeffrey Seller, producer of Broadway’s “The Last Ship” and cast member Fred Applegate.   

Dr. Holmes Hummel Joins Cornerstone’s Board of Directors

Cornerstone Capital Inc., has elected energy policy expert Dr. Holmes Hummel to its Board of Directors effective immediately, it was announced by Erika Karp, founder and CEO. Dr. Hummel is the founder of Clean Energy Works, which connects champions of energy efficiency and renewable energy with resources that accelerate investment in the deployment of clean… Read more »

Redefining Energy Utilities: The E.ON Revolution

On December 1st, the German energy utility company E.ON announced it would spin off its conventional energy generation, upstream and trading businesses, and focus on renewable energy, networks and customer solutions. E.ON’s current shareholders will receive shares in this new company, in addition to their holdings in the parent company. E.ON will keep a minority… Read more »