Global Private Sector Leaders Make Commitments to Investment and Business Practices That Stimulate Long-Term Value Creation at the 2016 Conference on Inclusive Capitalism in New York City
State Street Global Advisors Releases Corporate Governance Guidelines for Protecting Long-term Shareholder Interests During Activist Campaigns EY Announces Effort to Lead Development of Meaningful Long-Term Value Metrics to Regain Trust in Markets and Encourage Sustainable Growth
A conversation with Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism
Successful organisations are those able to deliver long-term value to the people that matter to them – stakeholders. As the idea of broad value creation is gaining ground, how can we encourage global leaders to accelerate the movement to make capitalism more equitable, sustainable, and inclusive?
The Wealth Report Attitudes Survey
To mark the 10th edition of The Wealth Report, this year’s Attitudes Survey takes a 10-year view. We look back at how the attitudes of UHNWIs to key issues and investment decisions have changed since the report was first published, and look forward to examine the outlook for the next 10 years. Interview with Lady…
Walker: "Inequality is bad for business"
As the foundation launched its new program, Darren Walker appeared on Bloomberg Business to outline our approach to challenging inequality. In this short clip from his appearance, he talks about why inequality is increasingly seen as a major issue, and outlines the business case for inclusive capitalism.
Introducing Fortune's Change the World list: Companies that are doing well by doing good
Prodded by socially conscious customers and idealistic employees, as well as a skeptical public, businesses are searching for new ways to prove capitalism’s power to rectify social ills. Whether it is John Mackey’s “conscious capitalism,” ...or....”Lynn Forester de Rothschild’s “inclusive capitalism,” ... the collective message is unambiguous: Your father’s capitalism needs some modification.
Guardian - Businesses should disclose carbon footprints
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 and repeats his mantra that the age of irresponsibility is over
CNBC - How to solve a problem like capitalism
"Too much of the capital is going to the people who own capital, but how can we rebalance that so we can keep capitalism, rather than destroy it? I say let's invest in companies that pay their workers well, that take care of their supply chain and those that create more balance,"
Inclusive Capitalism: People Should Replace Profit as the Bottom Line
Leading figures from politics, business and finance will meet in London tomorrow to discuss how to respond to the widening gap between the very rich and the rest: a crisis where just 80 individuals own the same wealth as 3.5billion people, the poorest half of the world's population.
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 term interests and concerns of humanity, rather than the other way round. So critically, it would require the incorporation of environmental externalities.”
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 today, and offers prescriptions for re-establishing fair capitalism. Above all, “the answers start from recognizing that financial capitalism is not an end in…
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, the need for society, the importance of integrity, and so forth.
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 violation of ethics among bankers, and rising inequality, pose a major threat to growth and financial stability.
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 capitalism inclusive, including the importance of public trust in the future, the role of long term investors in influencing businesses towards being more inclusive, the business…
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 real fairness is about giving everyone the opportunity to be great, through inclusive capitalism and not crony capitalism. Click here to…
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 problem of inadequate job creation in advanced industrial democracies. Click here to watch the video footage.
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 on jobs, the importance of education, and the role of business vs. government in making capitalism inclusive. Click here to watch the video footage.