Education

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We produce a variety of educational materials on facets of impact investing and corporate governance, and many of our research reports offer practical guidance for investing in alignment with specific themes. The section aggregates our educational primers into one convenient location.
May 15, 2019
Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-Being
Good Health and Well-Being

Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 3 – Good Health and Well-Being

UN Sustainable Development Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being seeks to promote health and well-being for all. While the overall health of the world’s population has improved, many population groups have been left behind.…

April 23, 2019
Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption & Production
Responsible Consumption and Production

Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 12 – Responsible Consumption & Production

UN Sustainable Development Goal 12: Sustainable Consumption and Production is about promoting resource and energy efficiency, sustainable infrastructure, and providing access to basic services, green and decent jobs and a better quality of life for…

April 23, 2019
Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities & Communities
Sustainable Cities and Communities

Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 11 – Sustainable Cities & Communities

UN Sustainable Development Goal 11: Sustainable Cities & Communities encompasses both the challenges and opportunities presented by the increasing concentration of our global population both in urban centers and smaller but still heavily populated towns.…

April 23, 2019
Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 13 – Climate Action
Climate Action

Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 13 – Climate Action

UN Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action highlights the societal imperative to take urgent action to combat climate change and its devastating impacts through policy, awareness-raising, and adaptation and mitigation strategies. The effects of…

April 23, 2019
Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 5 – Gender Equality
Gender Equality

Cornerstone SDG Series: SDG 5 – Gender Equality

UN Sustainable Development Goal 5: Gender Equality targets the systemic barriers women face and aims to transform cycles of disempowerment into cycles of empowerment. Women are too often denied access to healthcare, education, financial…

November 13, 2018
Mobilizing Donor Advised Funds for Impact Investing
Partnerships for the Goals

Mobilizing Donor Advised Funds for Impact Investing

More than $23 billion [1] was contributed to donor advised funds (DAFs) in the United States in 2016, yet only a minor fraction of donor advised fund assets are invested for positive…

September 18, 2018
Considering ESG Factors in Fixed Income Investing: A guide for asset owners

Considering ESG Factors in Fixed Income Investing: A guide for asset owners

Executive Summary Access our full report here . Much has been written about the strategies, theoretical and practical, that can be employed by asset managers to integrate Environmental, Social and…

April 2, 2018
Investing for Impact and Performance: The Essentials
Partnerships for the Goals

Investing for Impact and Performance: The Essentials

Executive summary: The language of impact. At Cornerstone Capital Group, we apply the discipline of environmental, social and governance (ESG) analysis along with financial analysis in assessing…

July 20, 2016
A Voice in the Boardroom: Practical Guidance for Voting Proxies

A Voice in the Boardroom: Practical Guidance for Voting Proxies

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY “A Voice in the Boardroom” is written for organizations and individuals who want to use their voice as shareholders to influence companies, but are not sure how to get started. It is meant primarily for…

July 29, 2015
Flagship Report: The Networked Corporation

Flagship Report: The Networked Corporation

In our new Flagship Report, “The Networked Corporation : Introducing two new tools to help companies make the business case for improved stakeholder relations through shareholder engagement," we propose a proprietary framework to help companies integrate…

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