To most people, capitalism would be a lot better if it allowed entrepreneurs to start businesses and make profits, but steered them towards thinking long term, protecting the planet, and valuing customers and employees and sharing rewards with them. In the USA and the … Continue readingExtractive capitalism is back – unintentionally encouraged by the left
UK Governance Reforms – Why Doesn’t Government Start By Taking Its Own Medicine? There are many ironies in the UK government’s review of corporate governance, as a new article on ft.com makes clear. It all started with the Prime Minister’s instincts that people … Continue readingUK Governance Reforms – Why Doesn’t Government Start By Taking Its Own Medicine?
This letter appeared in The Financial Times on February 10th, 2001 When Oscar Wilde described a cynic as a man who knew the price of everything and the value of nothing, he was using the word “value” in its proper sense. The authors of … Continue readingA Wildean view of M&S shareholder value
For over 20 years Tomorrow’s Company has been working to create a future for business that makes equal sense to staff, shareholders and society. Today in the UK we have an investment system that is complex, expensive and serves to disconnect shareholder value from … Continue readingStewardship is on the march