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April 2015—In the long term, corporate and societal interests converge. Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and SVP of sustainability Kathleen McLaughlin argue companies have an opportunity to use their scale and expertise to reshape global systems and mitigate complex problems.more
April 2015—By not acting now, we’re allowing the future costs of the greenhouse-gas crisis to compound. Eventually, the consequences will be irreversible.more
April 2015—The craving for immediate gratification has spread well beyond Wall Street.more
March 2015—What will it take to shift markets and companies away from a short-term way of thinking?more
March 2015—Shareholder-oriented capitalism is still the best path to broad economic prosperity, as long as companies focus on the long term.more
October 2014—As Heineken marks its 150th year, CEO Jean-François van Boxmeer speaks about innovation, managing for the long term, and how he aims to uphold the company’s rich legacy.
September 2014—Despite its ability to generate prosperity, capitalism is under attack. By shaking up our long-held assumptions about how and why the system works, we can improve it.more
September 2014—The former IBM CEO offers his thoughts on the principles and strategies that sustain a company in the long run.more
May 2014—Unilever chief executive Paul Polman explains why capitalism must evolve, his company’s efforts to change, and how business leaders are critical to solving intractable problems.more
February 2014—Directors should spend a greater share of their time shaping an agenda for the future.more
December 2013—Dominic Barton, McKinsey’s global managing director, and Mark Wiseman, president and CEO of Canada’s largest pension fund, explain why big investors are crucial to ending the plague of short-termism.more
March 2013—Companies must incorporate interaction with stakeholders into decision making at every level of the organization.more
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