Learn from Kerala: Decentralisation is the key to delivery

April 27, 2020

The Indian state of Kerala has an impressive record for running a good education and health system. It was no …

Drugs, planes and houses – how public companies short-change the public

March 31, 2020

This week, thanks to an excellent article  by Judy Samuelson of the Aspen Institute, I learned that American Airlines …

George Goyder – practical prophet and early champion of the responsible company

March 17, 2020

This is the text of a lecture I gave at  Liverpool John Moores University on Match 11th:

George Goyder –

Making sense of what is happening in China

March 3, 2020

How do we make sense of what is happening in China? Last week was privileged to listen to four wise …

The La-La Land of Election Promises – and why no-one talks about implementation

November 18, 2019

On the radio on Saturday UK Cabinet Minister Michael Gove was asked about his party’s promise to plant 50000 trees. …

Why Big Tech Has Become Like the Banks – the new cloud on the horizon

November 11, 2019

As I commented in a recent piece (Unicorns or Monsters) I vividly remember my  visit to Silicon Valley …

Boeing – a case study in failed stewardship

November 4, 2019

I shuddered reading the report last week of the Boeing CEOs testimony to
Congress. I heard the old, old story. …


October 18, 2019

Stewardship offers practical and entrepreneurial solutions to the shortcomings of capitalism according to new business book ‘Entrusted’


‘Entrusted – Stewardship …

Investors get fiduciary duty wrong and the climate suffers

October 16, 2019

Another investor, Natasha Landell-Mills of Sarasin and Partners, reinforces the case for better stewardship in yesterday’s FT. (Asset managers

The future is undervalued – in democracies and in wealth creation

October 2, 2019

Climate breakdown is a violation of the rights of the unborn. In an excellent Guardian article (Bad ancestors: does