Cornerstone Capital seeks to prove active managers can deliver impact in public equities (podcast)

  • Cornerstone’s Access Impact Fund is a Nasdaq-listed mutual fund that for a minimum $1,000 investment offers access to sub-advisors looking for thematic investment in small-, medium- and large-cap companies across geographies.

Will impact investing be swimming naked when the tide goes out? (podcast)

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Sir Ronald Cohen: ‘We are overthrowing the dictatorship of profit’ (podcast)

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Institutional Shift: Corporate operations are the front lines of sustainability (podcast)

ImpactAlpha, Nov. 14 –From Moline, Illinois, John Deere & Co. directs operations in 180 countries and nearly $40 billion a year in revenues. To grow, the farm equipment and agtech giant is pointing its considerable research and investment capacity toward climate-change solutions for farmers.  “They’re thinking about the whole spectrum: if climate is changing, how does

Mispriced climate risks signal investment shocks – and opportunities for action (podcast)

  • The bigger the protests, the better for investors.
  • In a counter-intuitive shift, the estimated four million global youth climate strikers who took to the streets last week may be more pro-business than recalcitrant heads of state gathering at the United Nations intent on slow-walking climate action.
  • By catalyzing a powerful political constituency for urgent climate action, protesters may accelerate the low-carbon transition and soften climate shock.

Applying a racial lens to overcome persistent bias in investment management (podcast)

  • The latest Returns on Investment podcast took another look at the study from Illumen Capital and Stanford SPARQ, released last month, that found that biases, implicit or otherwise, actually increase the better fund managers of color perform.