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03 March, 2016 | (01 hr)
Sustainable capitalism calls for using the capital available to a business in a way that creates value and profit today while preserving and creating value for the future. We will discuss existing trends that are putting sustainable capitalism under pressure and the drivers of corporate short-termism, and offer recommendations that corporate executives, board members, investors, and policy makers can take to rebalance business to a longer term view.
• Why pressure for companies to meet short-term financial goals is likely to increase in the coming years
• How activist hedge funds are changing the governance of public companies
• What can be done to encourage long-term thinking and performance
Who should attend: Senior business and investor executives from the legal, audit, risk, and governance functions
Earn 1 CPE credit
Business Management and Organization
Requirements : Attendees must be logged on for the duration of the webcast, participate in all interactive polls, and request credits via the on-screen form. Delivery Method: Group-Internet Based Program Level: Intermediate, Prerequisites: Bachelor’s degree or higher, Advanced Preparation: None
Gad Levanon, Ph.D.
Gad Levanon is chief economist, North America for The Conference Board, where he oversees the labor market, US forecasting, and Help Wanted OnLine© programs. His research focuses on trends in US and global labor markets, the US economy, and forecasting using economic indicat...Full Bio
Douglas (Doug) Chia is president of Soundboard Governance LLC and senior fellow for The Conference Board ESG Center. Chia previously served as executive director of the ESG Center. Before joining The Conference Board, Chia served as assistant general counsel and corporate secretary for Johnson &a...Full Bio