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.

Speech given at 2008 ExxonMobil Shareholder Meeting

Speech given at 2008 ExxonMobil Shareholder Meeting

At Exxon our lowest paid workers now take home $187 a week. We estimate that given the increase in gasoline prices since last year, these employees ar...
Speech given at 2008 AIG Shareholder Meeting

Speech given at 2008 AIG Shareholder Meeting

Water is often called the next oil. We've all seen the risks associated with procuring and delivering oil: environmental risks and pollution, warring ...
Speech given at 2008 PepsiCo Shareholder Meeting

Speech given at 2008 PepsiCo Shareholder Meeting

Joining the CEO Water Mandate is a great start, but it is not sufficient. Our board has a fiduciary obligation to reduce liability risks. It would be ...
FedEx Becomes Latest Fortune 100 to Protect Transgender Employees (HRC Backstory: 7/14/09)

FedEx Becomes Latest Fortune 100 to Protect Transgender Employees (HRC Backstory: 7/14/09)

More great LGBT news from mid-America. Memphis-based FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) – the world’s largest express transportation provider which reaches e...
PepsiCo Agrees to Policy Respecting Human Right to Water (SRI World Group: 4/28/09)

PepsiCo Agrees to Policy Respecting Human Right to Water (SRI World Group: 4/28/09)

Shareowner advocates led by NorthStar Asset Management succeed in engagement with PepsiCo on resolution calling for adoption of water management polic...
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 ...
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...

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