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October 24, 2018
Alexander Navab Joins Cornerstone Capital Group Board of Directors

Alexander Navab Joins Cornerstone Capital Group Board of Directors

NEW YORK, October 24, 2018 –  Cornerstone Capital Group  (“Cornerstone”), an SEC registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis into portfolio design, today announced the…

October 23, 2018

Managers Guilty of ‘Greenwashing’ in Rush to Meet ESG Demand

Fundfire, October 23:  Greenwashing, the practice of marketing investment strategies as sustainable when they fail to meet environmental standards, is widespread in the asset management community, largely driven by ill-informed investors, rather than ill…

October 22, 2018

Cornerstone Capital Group Senior Leadership to Speak at SOCAP Conference

NEW YORK – October 22, 2018 – Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone”), a registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis into portfolio design,…

October 19, 2018

Saudi Crisis Shows Wall Street Struggle Between Ethics and Cash

Bloomberg, October 19: “Do companies have an impact on the human rights situation on the ground? They absolutely do,” said Cornerstone Capital’s Wilson. “They become a key participant in the national dialogue. ” Read…

October 17, 2018

Cornerstone Capital Group Publishes New Report on Creativity & The Arts as an Emerging Impact Investing Theme

NEW YORK – October 16, 2018 Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone”), a registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) analysis into…

September 28, 2018
The Growing Demand for ESG Assets

The Growing Demand for ESG Assets

Bloomberg TV, September 28, 2018: "You simply can't make a fully informed investment decision without looking at the most material ESG factors" . . . watch the full segment here .

September 28, 2018
“Corporate Governance Doesn’t Matter…Until It Does”

“Corporate Governance Doesn’t Matter…Until It Does”

In today's Bloomberg podcast, the focus was on Tesla, given the SEC's decision to sue Elon Musk for misleading the public with his announced plan (later retracted) to take the company private. John places…

September 26, 2018

Cornerstone Capital Group Joins TCFD to Support Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

NEW YORK, September 26, 2018 – Cornerstone Capital Group (“Cornerstone”), a registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis into portfolio design, today…

September 21, 2018

Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak

Reuters, September 21, 2018: "U. S. capital markets are exuberant, with stock valuations high at 21 times trailing earnings and struggling economies around the world a risk for U. S. stocks,…

September 21, 2018

Dow and S&P 500 rise to record, adding to strong gains on the week

CNBC, September 21, 2018: "'I've been a bit surprised at how robust the rally has been given the chatter on trade," said Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital. He noted, however,…

September 21, 2018

Is Fixed Income ESG Investing the New Frontier?

ThinkAdvisor, September 20, 2018:  "Roughly 25% of all investable assets globally, or more than $23 trillion, is invested in impact or environmental, social and governance products today. Most of this is invested…

September 17, 2018

Beyond the Bay: Denver Gives an Entirely New Meaning to a ‘Sharing Economy’

Medium, September 17, 2018: "In Colorado’s most populous city, investments aren’t about collaborative consumption; they’re about collaborative creation. " Read the full post here .

September 17, 2018

Bridging the gap in racial equity is investible

ImpactAlpha, September 17, 2018:  "Investment vehicles designed to boost access to fair and decent work, housing and capital are proliferating.  Harlem Capital, Backstage Capital, Kapor Capital and others are creating funds to put capital…

September 15, 2018

Hurricane Florence Hands a Megaphone to Supporters of Sustainable Investing

Barron's, September 14, 2018:  " As  Hurricane Florence  made landfall and followed a path projected to move across the Carolinas on Friday, advocates of sustainable investing sought to draw renewed attention…

September 12, 2018

Cornerstone Capital Group Publishes New Report on Investing to Advance Racial Equity

NEW YORK, September 12, 2018 – Cornerstone Capital Group, a registered investment advisor that pursues financial returns alongside social impact by incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis into portfolio design, today announced…

September 10, 2018

Get Your Hands Off My Data! Investors May Want More Data Privacy, Study Shows

Financial Advisor, September 10, 2018:  " Investor expectations and regulatory action may change data privacy policies across all industries, a  Cornerstone Capital Group  study shows. And the move may retroactively affect advice firms’…

September 9, 2018

Emerging market value and ECB meeting dominate trading week

Financial Times, September 9:  “The US really is the only part of the world where you are having solid and accelerating economic growth,” said Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital Group. “That…

September 8, 2018

Intraday Update: You Can’t Keep a Good Tech Sector in the Red

Barron's, September 7, 2018:  "Cornerstone Capital Group’s Michael Geraghty notes that semiconductor manufacturers, which were the big drag Thursday, is a relatively small component of tech, accounting for less than 20% of the sector.…

August 27, 2018

On SDG#16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Aug 22, 2018: CEO Erika Karp sat down with sustainability consultant Paul Ellis, who hosts the "Sustainable Finance Podcast. " The conversation focused on SDG #16 -- Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions. To hear…

August 22, 2018

Companies reliant on consumer data are at risk

Help Net Security, August 22, 2018: "Companies with business models reliant on the increasing quantity and scope of consumer data are at risk if public ambivalence about data privacy turns to opposition, according…

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