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July 15, 2019

Ron Gonen, Erika Karp and Emily Landsburg: Financing circularity & unlocking catalytic capital

GreenBiz, July 15: This discussion is about how stakeholders are beginning to unlock value and create a lasting positive impact on the environment as they pivot towards circularity. Read full article here…

July 15, 2019

Could Climate Change Spark a Financial Crisis? Candidates Warn Fed It’s a Risk

Inside Climate News, July 15: "Last year, about $500 billion moved toward investments in alternative energy, but we need this to be $1. 5 trillion a year to get anywhere near the objectives…

July 9, 2019

Wall St drifts lower as trade concerns weigh, big rate cut hopes fade

Reuters, July 9: “Second-quarter earnings are a very important part of the puzzle for investors right now,” said Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital Group in New York. Read full article…

July 9, 2019

A Note on Alex Navab: Cornerstone Board Member and Friend

It was with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Alex Navab. Alex cared deeply about sustainable finance, establishing his firm, Navab Holdings, with the ambition of helping reinvent the capital markets.…

July 2, 2019

Why some ESG-friendly financial advisers are careful about mixing politics and portfolios

MarketWatch, July 2: “Our job as advisers is to follow the client’s priorities, not set the agenda for them,” said Katherine Pease, head of impact strategy at Cornerstone Capital Group. Read full article…

June 28, 2019

News Briefs for 06.28.19

qnotes, June 28: Cornerstone Capital Group announced the release of a new research report, “Two Lenses, One Vision: Investing for LGBTQI and Gender Equity,” which makes the case for the “thematic fusion of…

June 18, 2019

U.S. Markets Rip Higher On China, Fed News

ETF Trends, June 18: “Certainly, there’s ground for optimism,” said Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital Group. “However, we have to remember there have been a lot of negotiations between China…

June 18, 2019

Dow up more than 350 points on trade deal hopes after Trump says he’ll meet with Xi at G-20

CNBC, June 18: “Certainly, there’s ground for optimism,” said Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital Group. “However, we have to remember there have been a lot of negotiations between China and…

June 17, 2019

Democrats want companies to disclose their climate risks — and fossil fuel industry is worried

Politico, June 17: "Transparency is what this is about," said Erika Karp, chief executive of Cornerstone Capital Group, a New York-based investment advisory that advises clients with $1. 1 billion in assets.…

June 13, 2019

LGBT Workplace Equality: Mixed Picture For Companies, Investors

Family Wealth Report, June 13: The LGBTQI community has benefited from “a sweeping change in attitude across the US," but with no national body policing workplace inclusion or standardized reporting to root out…

June 13, 2019

Two Lenses, One Vision: Investing for LGBTQI and Gender Equity

Iris. xyz, June 13: As investors continue to make the case for full inclusion of LGBTQI people, there is a practical and ethical mandate to align LGBTQI interests with those of gender lens…

June 12, 2019

Aligning Global Goals and Investment Analysis

Iris. xyz, June 12: The Access Impact Framework TM bridges the gap between the Sustainable Development Goals and available granular metrics on specific environmental, social, and governance issues by aligning them with the…

June 11, 2019

Two Lenses, One Vision: Investing for LGBTQI and Gender Equity

Raynbow Affair Magazine, June 11: “As a business certified by both The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and The National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Cornerstone believes that there is a practical…

June 11, 2019

Cornerstone Capital Group Publishes New Report on Investing for LGBTQI and Gender Equity

My Social Good News, June 11: Erika Karp, Cornerstone’s Founder and CEO, said: “There is a deep and compelling rationale for investor engagement in matters related to LGBTQI equity and its alignment to…

June 10, 2019

‘A Horrifying Reality’: An Oral History of Coming Out on Wall Street

Institutional Investor, June 10: Erika Karp, Founder & CEO of Cornerstone Capital, shared her story of being one of the first lesbians on Wall Street and coming out over 20 years ago. Read…

June 4, 2019

Stocks gain as investors mull chances of rate cut; bond yields rise

Reuters, June 4: “Investors are taking comfort in what appears to be a Fed that is contemplating cutting rates if the economy materially slows down. ” -- Michael Geraghty, our equity strategist commenting…

June 4, 2019

ESG Ratings Face Skepticism Even as Loan-Market Importance Grows

Reuters, June 4: ESG ratings attract “a healthy amount of skepticism,’’ said Erika Karp, our Founder & CEO. Inconsistent data and the inconclusive nature of ratings can be “quite dangerous. " Read full…

May 21, 2019

The ESG Phenomenon – A View From Cornerstone

Family Wealth Report, May 21: Our Founder & CEO, Erika Karp, talks about impact investing: "It’s critical to understand that impact investing can be done across asset classes. " Read full article here…

May 15, 2019

The Access Impact Framework: Aligning global goals and investment analysis

Impact Alpha, May 15: The Access Impact Framework bridges the gap between the Sustainable Development Goals and available granular metrics on specific environmental, social, and governance issues by aligning them with the concept of  access  to…

May 9, 2019

U.S. Markets Weaken Ahead of U.S.-China Trade Meet

ETF Trend, May 9: “All this macro uncertainty out there is making investors risk-averse, particularly in an earnings environment that isn’t great. ” -- Michael Geraghty, equity strategist at Cornerstone Capital, commenting on…

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