NEW YORK, September 25, 2019 – Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone”), an SEC-registered investment advisor whose mission is to help investors achieve targeted impact goals without sacrificing investment performance, today announced that its Founder and CEO, Erika Karp, has been honored by Babson College with the presentation of its 2019 Lewis Institute Centennial Social Innovator Award as part of the Babson Connect: Worldwide Global Summit Gala.
“I am honored to be recognized by Babson College along with other leaders who shape the entrepreneurial ecosystem,” said Erika. “I firmly believe that entrepreneurship can make an impact on the world, and I look forward to working with the Babson community to catalyze action toward a more regenerative and inclusive form of capitalism.”
“Babson’s Social Innovator Awards recognize individuals who have set in motion transformative change. They challenge the status quo and are positive disruptors in their industry or sector. They change mindsets, create new frameworks, and influence beliefs, all in service to creating a more just and sustainable world. Erika Karp has done just that,” said Cheryl Kiser, Executive Director, The Lewis Institute & Babson Social Innovation Lab, during presentation ceremonies at Babson’s Centennial Celebration in Boston.
Erika Karp has been named among the nation’s “Top 50 Women in Wealth” by AdvisorOne; one of the “Purpose Economy 100,” the “Good 100;” one of 50 “Conscious Capitalists” who are “Transforming Wall Street;” StartOut award for Entrepreneurial Leadership; “Real Leaders 100;” and one of the Conscious Company’s 35 World-Changing Women in Business, 2019.