Focusing Capital on the Long Term mission statement background

We are developing practical tools and approaches to help institutional investors and corporate directors enhance long-term value creation.

HighLights
IN THE NEWS

Financial News (March 24, 2015)

"Aviva Investors chief backs long-term AGMs" - Sarah Krouse Read the article

INITIATIVE UPDATE

Long-Term Value Summit

On March 10, 2015 more than 120 senior global leaders from all parts of the investment value chain gathered at the Long-Term Value Summit in New York. Read more

Our Thinking

Paper: A roadmap for focusing capital on the long term

A summary of ideas for asset owners, asset managers, boards of directors, and corporate management to focus on long-term value creation. Read more

IN THE NEWS

Wall Street Journal (March 11, 2015)

"BlackRock’s Fink, McKinsey Lead Group Fighting Wall Street Myopia" - David Benoit Read the article

Our thinking

Paper: Investing for the future

How institutional investors can reorient their portfolio strategies and investment management to focus capital on the long term. Read more

IN THE NEWS

Financial Times (March 11, 2015)

"Incentives favour short-term investment focus" - John Authers Read the article

Our Thinking

Paper: Straight talk for the long term

How to improve the investor-corporate dialogue to make strategic and operating decisions that build value for the long term. Read more

PERSPECTIVES ON THE LONG TERM

Our Gambling Culture

The craving for immediate gratification has spread well beyond Wall Street. Read more

PERSPECTIVES ON THE LONG TERM

GIC's Long-Term View

For Singapore’s sovereign-wealth fund, taking the long view is fundamental. Read more

PERSPECTIVES ON THE LONG TERM

Long-Term Visions Cut Short

Most business leaders want to focus on the long-term, but first they must confront the psychological forces that can foil that aspiration. Read more

publications

Where Boards Fall Short: HBR

Most directors don’t understand the company’s strategy and prioritize short-term gain at the expense of creating long-term value. Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman recommend four essential changes. Read the article

Publications

Focusing Capital on the Long Term: HBR

Change must start with the world’s largest asset owners. Read the full article from the January-February 2014 issue of Harvard Business Review. Read the article