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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.

Key takeaways:
• 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


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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, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, North America
The Conference Board

Gad Levanon serves as chief economist, North America at The Conference Board. He oversees the labor market program, the U.S forecasting program, and the Help Wanted OnLine© program.

Levanon create...Full Bio

Douglas Chia

Douglas Chia (Moderator)
Executive Director, Governance Center
The Conference Board

Douglas K. Chia is executive director of The Conference Board Governance Center. He joined The Conference Board in February 2016.

Mr. Chia previously served as assistant general counsel and corporate secretary of Johnson & Johnson. Before joining Johnson & Johnson in 2005, he serv...Full Bio

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Gad Levanon, Ph.D., Chief Economist, North America, The Conference Board (Full Bio)

Douglas Chia, Executive Director, Governance Center, The Conference Board (Full Bio)

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