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Sustainability

The value creation boundary

The value creation boundary, a margin between innocent bystanders and the parties involved in an economic activity, is a powerful thinking device for asset owners and managers to use in considering their investment responsibilities. So should long-term investors expand the boundary and include more of humanity in the consequences of investment decisions?
Sustainability

Creating system value

The returns we need can only come from a system that works; the benefits we pay are worth more in a world worth living in, argues Marisa Hall from the Thinking Ahead Institute.
Opinion

A new framework for value metrics

Ideas about how businesses generate value and which groups benefit continue to evolve. The Thinking Ahead Group argues there are four sets of stakeholders, and has metrics in mind for each.
Opinion

Eight paths to long-term premia

When the Thinking Ahead Group looked into whether investors could be reasonably certain of a long-horizon premium, they found builders of value and savings whose costs are worth it.
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