Press

January 28, 2019

Business School Rankings for the 21st Century

Business schools shape the leaders of tomorrow but are often judged on incomplete criteria. This report clearly illustrates the need to modernize business school rankings to account for the realities…

January 23, 2019

J&J’s Alex Gorsky Plugs EPIC on Quarterly Earnings Call

Alex Gorsky, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Johnson & Johnson, mentions the Embankment Project for Inclusive Capitalism in the company’s quarterly earnings…

January 15, 2019

State Street Proxy Letter Promotes EPIC

State Street Global Advisors cites EPIC while asking companies to focus on ‘human capital’ to help create long-term value in its January 2019 proxy letter.

January 11, 2019

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild Moderates Oxford Debate

Financial Management summarizes a fascinating debate run by the Oxford Saïd Business and moderated by Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild.

January 04, 2019

EPIC Members Interviewed by FT about Corporate Purpose

Andrew Edgecliffe-Johnson of the Financial Times interviews EPIC members to discuss how companies and investors are challenging shareholder primacy.

November 27, 2018

WSJ’s James Mackintosh Analyses EPIC

James Mackintosh, Senior Columnist at the Wall Street Journal, provides valuable insight regarding the importance of non-financial metrics and the challenges in reporting them.

November 17, 2018

Forbes Quotes EPIC to Showcase Importance of Company Strategy

In a piece about Facebook’s corporate challenges, Forbes cited the work of EPIC and how corporate strategy lies at the heart of a company’s growth story.

November 16, 2018

EPIC Featured in the New York Times

Mark Weinberger, CEO of EY and a leader of EPIC, was quoted: “It is time to update how we value companies and measure their impact on all stakeholders, not just shareholders.”

November 16, 2018

EPIC CEO Commitment Headlines FT

FT reports on 2018 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism and quotes Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild: ““If we can come up with a standard set of metrics, then companies will not be deluged with dozens…

November 16, 2018

Fortune’s CEO Daily “Likes What It Sees” in EPIC

CEO Daily had a preview of EPIC before its unveiling and was encouraged by its findings—especially the report’s focus on human capital and talent.

November 16, 2018

EY’s Hywel Ball Plugs EPIC in Economia

Hywel Ball explains how EPIC is a first step in helping address an issue that has vexed market actors across the investment spectrum. Simply, that current reporting metrics are falling short.

March 21, 2018

Moving Beyond Capitalism by John Kay

John Kay’s speech from Inclusive Capitalism at Work 2018.

August 15, 2017

How Can Corporate Boards Instill a Long-term View?

Board Agenda interviews Lynn Forester de Rothschild about why corporate boards need to understand how a company’s intangible aspects are being managed in order to create long-term value.

May 26, 2017

How Can We Create Sustainable Value?

Bob Eccles from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School and State Street’s Mirtha Kastrapeli detail how principle and pragmatism can create sustainable value through ESG.

December 01, 2016

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild Pens Op-Ed for Time

In her piece “Restoring Capitalism’s Good Name,” explains how the values and priorities of our capitalist system need to evolve, as they have done many times before.

October 19, 2016

PRI Launches Plan to Embed ESG Factors in Fiduciary Duties

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) provided a roadmap to fully embed ESG factors in the fiduciary duties of investors in the US and UK capital markets.

October 10, 2016

Corporate Leaders Commit to Stimulate Long-Term Value Creation

At the 2016 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, CEOs, investors, policymakers, economists and academics representing more than $40 trillion in assets under management gathered to address the withering…

September 27, 2016

Finsbury Covers the Coalition’s Movement to Restore Trust in Capitalism

Finsbury’s Graham Buck speaks to Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild about how the Inclusive Capitalism movement can restore trust by fostering business and investment practices that extend the opportunities…

September 26, 2016

Corporate Leaders Convene for Third Annual Conference on Inclusive Capitalism

The Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism announced that the world’s most influential business leaders, investors, policymakers, economists and academics who are committed to creating a more inclusive…

March 02, 2016

Frank Knight Wealth Report Outlines the Coalition’s Mission

The Wealth Report Editor, Andrew Shirley, interviews Lady de Rothschild: “The point of Inclusive Capitalism is to talk with the large asset owners, asset managers and corporate leaders of the…

August 20, 2015

Inclusive Capitalism Highlighted in Fortune’s Change the World List

Prodded by socially conscious customers and idealistic, capitalism needs some modification and Fortune highlights Lady Lynn Forester’s efforts to make capitalism more inclusive in its new Change…

June 30, 2015

Capitalism Is Not Too Big to Fail!

Huffington Post summarizes the 2015 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism and reminds everyone that “capitalism is NOT too big to fail,” quoting Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild at the high-profile…

June 28, 2015

Pope Delivers Message to the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism

BBC News quotes the Pope’s message to attendees at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism: “You have to be willing to re-examine a system that seems to work very well for the few and not…

June 28, 2015

How Capitalists Can Do Well While Doing Good

Lynn Forester de Rothschild authors an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal arguing that investors should incorporate environmental, social and governance metrics into investment decisions for better…

June 26, 2015

Mark Carney’s Push for Carbon Transparency Highlighted by the Guardian

Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, speaking at the 2015 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism says investors need more information on environmental performance to guide their decisions.

June 25, 2015

Archbishop of Canterbury: “Capitalism should stop being so self-serving”

On the eve of the 2015 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby notes in an article published in the Telegraph, “Rather than just seeking a return on investment,…

June 25, 2015

People Should Replace Profit as the Bottom Line

Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, promotes Inclusive Capitalism in his Op-Ed for The Huffington Post and voices concern that inequality is threatening the health of societies and economies around the…

June 18, 2015

A Food Label for Corporations

Managing Director of the Coalition, Brian Tomlinson, calls for integrated reporting across all businesses that can be easily digested by the consumer in his op-ed featured on the Huffington Post.

June 07, 2015

The Guardian – “The case for inclusive capitalism”

There is no contradiction between delivering high returns to investors and addressing society’s most pressing unmet needs.

June 07, 2015

London Evening Standard – “My 10-point plan to save capitalism: Lynn Forester de Rothschild’s fiscal fix”

Corruption, cronyism, banking greed and Swiss schemes: is our economic system at breaking point? We outline Lynn Forester de Rothschild’s fiscal fix.

June 07, 2015

The Economist – “Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild on Capitalism and Society”

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Chief Executive Officer of E.L. Rothschild, discusses capitalism and society in the year ahead with The Economist’s Daniel Franklin.

May 29, 2015

The Telegraph – “Prince Charles: reform capitalism to save the planet”

Prince Charles argues that a fundamental transformation of global capitalism is needed in order to tackle climate change. “The primary purpose of capitalism should surely be to serve the wider long…

May 29, 2015

The Economist – “Inside job, Criticism of the financial sector from an unexpected source”

The Economist discusses the remarks made by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism in the context of the recent history of Central Banks and the financial sector.

May 29, 2015

NY Times – “Capitalism Eating Its Children”

NY Times Columnist Roger Cohen outlines the remarks made by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism. Mark Carney describes the failures of Capitalism as it exists…

May 29, 2015

The Financial Times – “Mark Carney warns of dangers of growing inequality”

The Financial Times discusses the remarks made by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism, highlighting salient points that the Governor made around inequality,…

May 29, 2015

The Guardian – “IMF chief says banks haven’t changed since financial crisis”

The Guardian discusses the remarks made by Christine Lagarde, the Managing Director of the IMF, at the Conference on Inclusive Capitalism. Ms. Lagarde warns that excessive risk-taking and persistent…

May 29, 2015

The Financial Times, “Larry Summers on inequality and Piketty”

Former US Treasury Secretary Larry Summers discusses his views on rising inequality and the role of government in making capitalism more inclusive. Click here to watch the video footage.

May 29, 2015

The Telegraph: “Lady de Rothschild: Inclusive capitalism is an oxymoron”

Lady de Rothschild remarks that capitalism should by definition be inclusive, but today inclusive capitalism has unfortunately become “an oxymoron.” She shares her views on various aspects of making…

May 29, 2015

CNBC: “How can we deliver inclusive capitalism?”

Lady de Rothschild makes the case that the threshold question in Capitalism today is “not about rebalancing what’s there, but instead how we can get greater growth and grow the pie.” She argues that…

May 29, 2015

The Financial Times Channel on YouTube: “Lionel Barber on inclusive capitalism”

Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times, shares his thoughts on inclusive capitalism. He touches on the need to share the benefits of capitalism, the role of business leaders in doing so, and the…

May 29, 2015

BBC Newsnight – “Is there a future for Capitalism”?

Zanny Minton Beddoes, Economics Editor of The Economist, and Sir Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of the John Lewis Partnership, discuss various aspects of inclusive capitalism, including the impact of technology…