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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…

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 21, 2018

S&P 500 Sets Record High, Dollar Slips After Trump Attacks Fed

Reuters, August 21: "A price/earnings multiple of 20 will make it hard for stocks to move materially higher in the near future, with earnings comparisons getting tougher and earnings growth slowing, said Michael Geraghty, equity…

August 21, 2018
Cornerstone and IRRCi Publish Framework to Assess Data Privacy Issues

Cornerstone and IRRCi Publish Framework to Assess Data Privacy Issues

Research Provides Investors with Guide to Evaluate Companies with Mounting Data Privacy Dependencies   Webinar On Thurs. , Sept 20 th At 2 PM ET To Review Findings NEW YORK,…

August 16, 2018

Time for Tesla to Call in a Grown-Up…

CNN, August 16 --  "Does every company need a COO specifically? Not necessarily. But they need to have someone to tell the CEO when they are messing up," said John Wilson, head of research…

August 10, 2018

Dow drops more than 250 points as financial crisis in Turkey spooks global market

CNBC, August 10: Stocks fell on Friday as geopolitical concerns pushed the Turkish lira to a record low against the dollar and rattled investors. . . . "The fact of the matter is, when you have…

August 8, 2018

5 Questions for Elon Musk About Tesla Going Private

Barron's, August 8:  Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla (TSLA) private raises a number of corporate governance questions that the auto maker should answer, writes John Wilson, head of corporate governance and research at Cornerstone Capital, an investment adviser with…

July 17, 2018

Consultant Urges Institutions to Take Racial Equality Investing Plunge

Fundfire, July 17: Asset owners are looking for investment opportunities that promote racial and social equality. . . .  Institutional investors are fitting these strategies into their existing allocations, rather than changing their overall strategies, says…

June 25, 2018
ESG Roundtable: Great for Society, Good for Investors

ESG Roundtable: Great for Society, Good for Investors

Barron's, June 25: "Someday, it will be hard to imagine a time when investors didn't study environmental impact, workplace culture, and reputational risk as part of their routine due diligence on companies.…

June 11, 2018

Endowment ESG Pools Ride Equity Wave to Outsized Returns

Fundfire, June 11: Endowments and foundations that have placed bets on environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing are experiencing the pay-off. . . “What we’ve seen with ESG strategies, whether they be individual strategies or separate…

June 7, 2018

Women Invest Differently Than Men and Get Better Results

Entrepreneur, June 7: "Women. . . tend to see their investing as a  means to an end --  a way of accumulating enough money to, for example, buy a house or retire early.…

May 11, 2018

Tackling Board Diversity: Turnover a Key Ingredient

FA Magazine, May 11: Cornerstone Capital Group's John Wilson writes, "Do efforts to bring greater diversity to company boards still matter? Some advocates for greater equality in corporations say investors should turn their attention away…

May 8, 2018
Erika Karp & Vince Molinari on SCN’s Corporate Connect

Erika Karp & Vince Molinari on SCN’s Corporate Connect

Recently, Small Cap Nation (SCN) interviewed Cornerstone Capital founder and CEO, Erika Karp, and Vince Molinari, CEO of Templum Markets LLC (and member of Cornerstone's Global Advisory Council). The discussion centered on the prospects…

Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
May 7, 2018
Sebastian Vanderzeil joins Cornerstone Capital’s Global Advisory Council

Sebastian Vanderzeil joins Cornerstone Capital’s Global Advisory Council

New York, May 7: We are pleased to welcome Sebastian Vanderzeil to our Global Advisory Council. Sebastian is an ESG and Impact Strategist, based in Australia. Until very recently, Sebastian served as Director…

May 7, 2018
ImpactAssets interviews Erika Karp on “The Economics of Sustainable and Impact Investing”

ImpactAssets interviews Erika Karp on “The Economics of Sustainable and Impact Investing”

ImpactAssets. com, May 7: ImpactAssets recently interviewed Erika Karp on "The Economics of Sustainable and Impact Investing " for their Real Leaders series.   Said Erika, “We're seeing a transformation of philanthropy strategies towards…

April 30, 2018

It’s Time to End Sexual and Gender-Based Violence

FA Online, April 26: Cornerstone's Head of Impact Strategy, Katherine Pease, published this editorial regarding sexual and gender-based violence.

April 13, 2018

‘Who Gets to Build the Future?’: The Rise of Gender Lens Investing

NewsDeeply, April 12, 2018: “Investment factors have a life cycle,” explains John Wilson, head of research at New York-based Cornerstone Capital Group – an investment firm focused on integrating sustainable development factors in its investment practices.…

April 11, 2018

Calpers Weighs Push for Sexual-Harassment Corporate Disclosure

Bloomberg, April 11: "The  California Public Employees’ Retirement System , the largest U. S. pension fund, is weighing a policy to urge companies in which it invests to disclose sexual-harassment settlements. The pension system,…

April 3, 2018
Accountability and Action on the Slate? Corporate Governance in This Activist Age

Accountability and Action on the Slate? Corporate Governance in This Activist Age

Upcoming Event: Citizen activists are taking to the streets to demand government accountability and action on issues they care about passionately, with groups ranging from #metoo to #neveragain, Black Lives Matter, and the alt-right.…

Peace, Justice and Strong InstitutionsPartnerships for the Goals
March 24, 2018

Facebook Shareholders Force Data Privacy Vote

Barron's, March 24, 2018: "It’s too late to submit a shareholder proposal for  Facebook ’s June annual meeting, but you can expect a deluge of criticism following the revelation that Cambridge Analytica improperly shared data…

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