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.

Intel’s financing of anti-diversity politicians and climate change deniers is ‘a risk to the company’ (PCgamesN; May 24, 2018)

Intel’s financing of anti-diversity politicians and climate change deniers is ‘a risk to the company’ (PCgamesN; May 24, 2018)

Since 2012, NorthStar has been filing shareholder proposals at Intel Corporation to seek better management of its and the company political action committee’s (PAC) political contributions. NorthStar believes that if a company is working towards good-business practices like lowering GHG emissi...
Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy (Reuters; May 18, 2018)

Socially responsible funds dump or rethink Facebook over data privacy (Reuters; May 18, 2018)

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal at Facebook in recent months, in which the personal data of up to 87 million users were inappropriately shared with political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, shareholders across the country have grappled with how to respond to this highly concerni...
Julie speaks on CNBC about Facebook voting rights

Julie speaks on CNBC about Facebook voting rights

NorthStar’s CEO Julie Goodridge was invited onto CNBC’s Closing Bell to debate the appropriate response to the recent Facebook data privacy scandals. Julie reiterates the importance of giving all shareholders equal rights in order to allow shareholders recourse in the face of such scanda...
NorthStar Asset Management: Prison Labor in the Corporate Supply Chain

NorthStar Asset Management: Prison Labor in the Corporate Supply Chain

April 17, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Boston, MA – NorthStar Asset Management, Inc., a Boston-based wealth management firm, announced today that it has published a white paper outlining its perspective on the issue of domestic (U.S) prison labor in company supply chains, and recommending best pract...
Costco Shareholders Urge the Company to Survey Suppliers for Prison Labor

Costco Shareholders Urge the Company to Survey Suppliers for Prison Labor

January 29, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bellevue, WA and Boston, MA – At the January 30th annual shareholder meeting of Costco Wholesale Corporation, shareholders will vote on a stockholder proposal asking the company to review prison labor in the company’s supply chain. The shareholder proposal ...
NorthStar honored as “Best for the World” by B Lab

NorthStar honored as “Best for the World” by B Lab

NorthStar is proud to announce that it has been honored as a Best for the World company by B Lab, the “non-profit that certifies B Corporations, companies using the power of business to solve social and environmental problems” list by scoring in the top 10 percent of all B Corps in the &...
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 search functions which were intended to hinder the spread of fake news but have also ensnared traffic that would be referred to legitimate news sites th...
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 threats being lobbed at the rights of shareholders of publicly traded companies (especially small and active shareholders). Today, the Harvard Corpora...
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 owners’ rights to engage with public companies on governance and long-term value creation. As an active socially responsible investment firm, NorthSt...
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 recent annual meeting on June 7, 2017, class A shareholders overwhelmingly supported a shareholder proposal asking company management to recapitalize...
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 senior management diversity using a metric in the CEO compensation plan. Read the article on Bloomberg’s site here: Investors Target White Male C-Su...
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 scandal.  Read the article here: Wells Fargo — facing lawsuits about preying on minorities — just won a diversity award...

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