We invited a wide range of some of the world’s foremost economic actors, including CEOs, board members, investors, and regulators, to present their views about what it will take to change the current system.
The Role of Institutional Investors in Curbing Corporate Short-Termism
Robert Pozen suggests several practical forms of investor engagement that support long-term value creation. Read more
BBC World Service (August 2, 2015)
No pain, no gain: is business too short-term? Watch the video
Long-horizon investing: Key findings and possible action items
Key findings from the Rotman International Centre for Pension Management (ICPM) Discussion Forum 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
Preliminary highlights from the long-term value summit
Read preliminary highlights from the Long-Term Value Summit which gathered more than 120 senior global leaders from all parts of the investment value chain in New York on March 10. Read more
Pension funds chase private investments
The FT’s John Authers speaks with Mark Wiseman, CEO of CPPIB, about the benefits of putting funds outside the public markets and into long-term private investments Watch the video
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.
See our roadmap for focusing capital on the long term.
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