by Dina Medland for Forbes
Erika Karp, CEO of Cornerstone Capital, uses ‘corporate sustainability’ and ‘corporate excellence’ interchangeably.
She is not alone, as her view that sustainability “should be core to the business, and not in a corner” continues to gain credence among investors and in corporate boardrooms.
In Rome this week she has been working in consultation with BCG and the UN Global Compact on workshop sessions for boards and CEOs on accelerating and implementing corporate sustainability. A former UBSbanker – she was head of global sector research there and is a founding board member of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) – Ms Karp founded the predominantly female-owned Cornerstone last year on a mission “to finance global prosperity.” Read more here.