Six of the world’s largest institutional investors welcome newly formed S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Long-Term Value Creation Global Index as a powerful catalyst to influence corporate and investor behaviour and as action on a recommendation from FCLT’s Long-Term Portfolio Guide.
Focusing Capital on the Long Term Appoints Sarah Keohane Williamson as Inaugural Chief Executive Officer
FCLT announced today that Sarah Keohane Williamson has accepted the role of inaugural Chief Executive Officer. Read more
The 'Long-Term Portfolio Guide' wins “Best Investment Paper 2015"
The Savvy Investor Awards, awarded FCLT's 'Long-Term Portfolio Guide' as the “Best Investment Paper 2015". Read more
Wall Street Journal (Jan 21, 2016)
"Activists beware: Huge investors debut new long-term index." - Charles Forelle Read the article
A powerful catalyst to influence corporate and investor behaviour
On January 21, 2016 FCLT members welcomed the launch of the S&P Dow Jones Indices’ Long-Term Value Creation Global Index. Read more
Regional perspectives on long-term value creation
In September 2015, corporate and investment leaders convened at regional round-tables in Latin America and Asia. Read more
Short‐termism on boards: Insights from Canadian directors and executives
Findings from members of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors on how to tackle short-termism on boards. Read the article
Long-horizon investing: Key findings and possible action items
Key findings from the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Discussion Forum Read more
Unilever chief on long-termism
John Authers of the FT talks to Paul Polman about the advantages of giving long-term earnings guidance over quarterly ones. He also gives his view on capitalism and sustainability. Watch the video
Financial Times (March 31, 2015)
"The cost of confusing shareholder value and short-term profit" - Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman Read the article
A roadmap for focusing capital on the long term
Ideas for asset owners, asset managers, boards of directors, and corporate management to focus on long-term value creation. Read more
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
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
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
LONG-TERM VALUE SUMMIT
Held March 10, 2015 in New York City
We are taking an action-oriented, pragmatic approach to encouraging a greater focus on long-term value creation.
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