IN THE MEDIA

NorthStar’s decades-long commitment to socially responsible investing and our thoughtful strategy of shareholder activism puts the firm out in front of many of today’s hot-button investment issues.

Because of this, we have become sought-after media commentators. Read some recent articles browse the Media Archives.

NorthStar writes to FB and GOOG regarding algorithmic changes affecting legitimate news sources

NorthStar writes to FB and GOOG regarding algorithmic changes affecting legitimate news sources

Last Friday, NorthStar wrote to both Alphabet (GOOG) and Facebook (FB) expressing concern about the June 2017 algorithmic changes to Google’s se...
Shareholder Rights Group post on the Harvard Corporate Governance Blog

Shareholder Rights Group post on the Harvard Corporate Governance Blog

As we recently announced, NorthStar is a founding member of the Shareholder Rights Group — a coalition of investors formed in response to the ...
Shareholder Rights Group formed to to defend share owners’ ability to engage

Shareholder Rights Group formed to to defend share owners’ ability to engage

NorthStar Asset Management, Inc. is proud to announce its membership in the Shareholder Rights Group, a coalition formed in 2016 to defend share owner...
Alphabet Shareholders Overwhelmingly Support Move to Equal Voting

Alphabet Shareholders Overwhelmingly Support Move to Equal Voting

June 26, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alphabet Shareholders Overwhelmingly Support Move to Equal Voting Mountain View, CA – At Alphabet, Inc.’s most...
Investors Target White Male C-Suite at One of America’s Most Diverse Companies (Bloomberg Brief; 5/11/17)

Investors Target White Male C-Suite at One of America’s Most Diverse Companies (Bloomberg Brief; 5/11/17)

NorthStar was featured in a Bloomberg Brief this week regarding our shareholder proposal at TJX, in which we encourage the company to accelerate senio...
Wells Fargo — facing lawsuits about preying on minorities — just won a diversity award (CNBC; 5/4/17)

Wells Fargo — facing lawsuits about preying on minorities — just won a diversity award (CNBC; 5/4/17)

NorthStar’s Julie Goodridge and Mari Schwartzer were quoted in a CNBC article regarding Wells Fargo, diversity, and the most recent Wells Fargo ...
Shareholders pressure Intel over PAC spending (TechCrunch; 5/3/17)

Shareholders pressure Intel over PAC spending (TechCrunch; 5/3/17)

Kate Conger of TechCrunch interviewed Julie Goodridge to learn more about our perspective on corporate political contributions including our key quest...
Here’s How Wells Fargo’s Board of Directors Just Failed Customers (Fortune; 4/14/17)

Here’s How Wells Fargo’s Board of Directors Just Failed Customers (Fortune; 4/14/17)

In the wake of Wells Fargo’s 2016 fraudulent account scandal, the company received a diversity award despite years of predatory lending behavior...
Two More Water Utilities Commit to the Human Right to Water

Two More Water Utilities Commit to the Human Right to Water

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2017 Boston, MA — After engagement with shareholders, two California-based water utilities, California Water Ser...
Investors push corporate boards to add women, people of color (Chicago Tribune/Bloomberg; 3/2/17)

Investors push corporate boards to add women, people of color (Chicago Tribune/Bloomberg; 3/2/17)

NorthStar’s own Ivy Jack (Head of Equity Research) and Mari Schwartzer (Assistant Director of Shareholder Activism, Engagement, and Social Resea...
Snap’s IPO builds an ‘impregnable fortress’ where only the founders have power (LA Times; 2/17/17)

Snap’s IPO builds an ‘impregnable fortress’ where only the founders have power (LA Times; 2/17/17)

NorthStar’s Julie Goodridge was interviewed by the LA Times regarding our governance shareholder proposals seeking to recapitalize the share str...
Whole Foods Shareholders to Meet Amid Pressure on the Board (WSJ; 2/17/17)

Whole Foods Shareholders to Meet Amid Pressure on the Board (WSJ; 2/17/17)

The Wall Street Journal quoted Julie Goodridge recently in an article about Whole Foods’ and the board of directors. Read the article here....

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