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.

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'...
Firm questions Exxon CEO’s pay (Dallas Morning News: 12/15/05)

Firm questions Exxon CEO’s pay (Dallas Morning News: 12/15/05)

NorthStar Asset Management Inc., which holds about 14,700 of Exxon's 6.3 billion shares outstanding, filed a resolution asking the company to evaluate...
Doing battle in the boardroom: Mass. gay activist facing tough fight over bank in Ohio (Boston Globe: 3/10/04)

Doing battle in the boardroom: Mass. gay activist facing tough fight over bank in Ohio (Boston Globe: 3/10/04)

In the last three years, Goodridge has taken on the likes of Caterpillar Inc., Berkshire Hathaway Inc., and Tootsie Roll Industries Inc., with resound...

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