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.

PepsiCo Agrees that Access to Water is a Human Right (3/26/09)

PepsiCo Agrees that Access to Water is a Human Right (3/26/09)

NorthStar Asset Management, Inc., a socially responsible investment firm, is pleased to announce successful negotiations with PepsiCo, worldwide food ...
ExxonMobil’s CEO Pay Mirrors Skyrocketing Trends of Oil Prices (5/28/08)

ExxonMobil’s CEO Pay Mirrors Skyrocketing Trends of Oil Prices (5/28/08)

Today at the annual ExxonMobil shareholder meeting, NorthStar Asset Management of Boston presented a resolution asking the company to examine the sign...
Shareholder Activists Challenge PepsiCo On Human Right to Water (5/1/08)

Shareholder Activists Challenge PepsiCo On Human Right to Water (5/1/08)

In the face of increasingly alarming statistics about the global availability of clean drinking water, PepsiCo shareholders and human rights activists...
Wells Fargo Repeatedly Called to Account for Racial Inequities in its Sub-Prime Loan Practices (4/28/08)

Wells Fargo Repeatedly Called to Account for Racial Inequities in its Sub-Prime Loan Practices (4/28/08)

On April 29th, NorthStar Asset Management, Inc. and Responsible Wealth, a project of United for a Fair Economy, both based in Boston, Massachusetts, w...
Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists (CorpWatch; 6/26/07)

Soaring Executive Pay Attacked by Shareholder Activists (CorpWatch; 6/26/07)

Peter Rose, a Seattle-based corporate chief executive offficer, took home $4.7 million last year. He thinks that’s quite enough. “There's only so...
Immigrants Push Western Union to Share the Wealth (The Nation; 5/28/07)

Immigrants Push Western Union to Share the Wealth (The Nation; 5/28/07)

For Mother's Day, Martha Ugarte sent $100 from Los Angeles to her 67-year-old mother in Oaxaca, Mexico. For this, she paid $14.95 to Western Union, an...
Socially Responsible Investment Firm Calls for Divestment of ExxonMobil (3/5/07)

Socially Responsible Investment Firm Calls for Divestment of ExxonMobil (3/5/07)

NorthStar Asset Management, Inc. is calling on individuals and institutions with a fiduciary obligation to protect client assets to divest from ExxonM...
Hubbell, Inc. and FuelCell Energy Add Gender Expression Protections to Workplace Policies (2/7/07)

Hubbell, Inc. and FuelCell Energy Add Gender Expression Protections to Workplace Policies (2/7/07)

Hubbell Incorporated, a Connecticut-based electrical equipment manufacturer, and FuelCell Energy, a Connecticut-based energy company, have both agreed...
Hain Celestial’s Executive Compensation Sky-High? (11/26/06)

Hain Celestial’s Executive Compensation Sky-High? (11/26/06)

At Hain Celestial's annual shareholder meeting on Thursday, November 30, CEO Irwin Simon had better hope shareholders drink a big mug of Celestial Sea...
Pressuring Companies to be More Responsible (Responsible Wealth: 4/30/06)

Pressuring Companies to be More Responsible (Responsible Wealth: 4/30/06)

Staples has agreed to adopt an open and transparent communications policy for the company's political donations, and Hain Celestial has agreed to docu...
More Firms’ Political Ties Put Online (LA Times; 3/20/06)

More Firms’ Political Ties Put Online (LA Times; 3/20/06)

Under pressure from shareholder activists, a small but growing number of major U.S. companies have agreed to disclose their political donations on th...
SEC Considers New Rules on Divulging Executive Pay (NPR: 1/11/06)

SEC Considers New Rules on Divulging Executive Pay (NPR: 1/11/06)

The average American worker's pay rose only about 2 percent last year, but things were a lot better in the corner office: A preliminary study of CEOs'...

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