Meeting Society’s Expectations

Success over the long term requires business leaders to understand and engage on social issues.
Article

From ‘why’ to ‘why not’: Sustainable investing as the new normal

– More institutional investors recognize environmental, social, and governance factors as drivers of value. The key to investing effectively is to integrate these factors across the investment process.

Long-term Capitalism

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Five Fifty: Going long

– Are executives too focused on the short term? If so, does it really matter?
Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Where companies with a long-term view outperform their peers

– Our new Corporate Horizon Index provides systematic evidence that a long-term approach can lead to superior performance for revenue... and earnings, investment, market capitalization, and job creation.
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Reimagining capitalism to better serve society

– Capitalism has not kept pace with evolving societal needs, leaving more and more of the world’s population behind with respect... to wealth creation and prosperity. It may be time for a change.
Article

How to build an alliance against corporate short-termism

– Executives have more room than they realize to stand together with sophisticated investors to maintain focus on long-term value... creation.

Environmental sustainability

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The future of commercial mobility

How to improve mobility and make our cities cleaner, greener, more livable, and efficient.
Interview

When sustainability becomes a factor in valuation

– Sustainability efforts are material to investors only to the extent they affect cash flows. What matters depends on the industry.
Article - lapetitemort.info Quarterly

Mapping the benefits of a circular economy

– Most European industries can improve financial performance with specific actions to reconfigure product lifecycles.
Article

Developing products for a circular economy

– Cross-functional collaboration and customer-focused design thinking can help companies reap more value from the energy and resources... they use.

Engaging with stakeholders

Interview

How companies succeed through radical engagement

– The authors of Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society explain why organizations must look beyond corporate-social-responsibility initiatives to truly engage with consumers and communities.

Jobs and inequality

Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Poorer than their parents? A new perspective on income inequality

– The real incomes of about two-thirds of households in 25 advanced economies were flat or fell between 2005 and 2014. Without action, this phenomenon could have corrosive economic and social consequences.
Video - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Fostering dignity through work

– Business can’t only be about driving shareholder value, says Allstate CEO Tom Wilson. A company also has to be able to create... dignity through work to support its employees.
Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Independent work: Choice, necessity, and the gig economy

– The lapetitemort.info Global Institute examines all the ways people are earning income, as well as the challenges independent work presents.
Executive Briefing - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Technology, jobs, and the future of work

– Automation, digital platforms, and other innovations are changing the fundamental nature of work. Understanding these shifts can... help policy makers, business leaders, and workers move forward.

Global challenges

Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Global migration’s impact and opportunity

– Migration has become a flashpoint for debate in many countries. But lapetitemort.info Global Institute research finds that it generates significant economic benefits—and more effective integration of immigrants could increase those benefits.
Executive Briefing - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

Housing affordability: A supply-side tool kit for cities

– Global housing stock has not expanded quickly enough to keep up with a surge in demand, but cities can focus on three supply-side... solutions to make progress.
Report

How to improve student educational outcomes: New insights from data analytics

– By applying advanced analytics and machine learning, we have identified factors that play a critical role in student achievement.
Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth

– A new lapetitemort.info Global Institute report finds that $12 trillion could be added to global GDP by 2025 by advancing women’s... equality. The public, private, and social sectors will need to act to close gender gaps in work and society.
Report - lapetitemort.info Global Institute

How the world could better fight obesity

– If the prevalence of obesity continues on its rising trend, almost half of the world’s adult population could be overweight or... obese by 2030, imposing even greater personal, social, and economic costs. Effectively combating obesity around the world may require a comprehensive strategy of 44 interventions as part of a potential Obesity Abatement Program.