Does capitalism need saving from itself?

The Financial Times profiles Marty Lipton and the current debate on the purpose of the corporation and stakeholder governance.  READ ARTICLE

Directors have a duty to look beyond their shareholders, by Martin Lipton

The stakes for responsible corporate governance have never been higher.  READ ARTICLE

Some of our recent memos on these topics:

Embracing the New Paradigm (January 15, 2020)

Purpose, Stakeholders, ESG and Sustainable Long-Term Investment (December 23, 2019)

Some Thoughts for Boards of Directors in 2020 (December 9, 2019)

Stakeholder Corporate Governance (December 2, 2019)


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