Alleviating global poverty

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Esther Duflo, the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and current Nobel Prize winner in Economics about the impact of the coronavirus pandemi
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Asset management’s new purpose

CEO of Franklin Templeton, Jenny Johnson, said asset managers need to do more, particularly in boosting diversity and inclusion in the underlying companies they own. She said the industry needed to do more to ensure capital is available to black-run and female-run businesses.
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Responsible capitalism: data challenge

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to chief executive of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board, Janine Guillot, about stakeholder capitalism and the role investors can play in shifting the dial. We discuss the value SASB can play as a tool for decision making and how stakeholder issues can impact performance.
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The voice of business

The Future of the Corporation programme is the British Academy's review of the role of business in society. It combines research from a range of academic disciplines with insight from senior business and policy leaders.
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Future of the Corporation research

The Future of the Corporation is a major research and engagement programme examining the purpose of business and its role in society, led by Professor Colin Mayer FBA, Professor of Management at the Saїd Business School.
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The future of the corporation

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Henry Richards, who is the project lead on the Future of the Corporation at the British Academy. The discussion is part of our exploration of purposeful companies and the premise that we need to redefine business in the 21stcentury to build trust between corporations, investors and society.
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A decade needs a purpose

The decade ahead promises to be one in which purpose gets to be much more widely entrenched and influential. And asset owners have a role to play in the path to purposeful capitalism.