The 2020 Focusing Capital on the Long Term Summit convened more than 130 global business leaders to drive long-term changes in capital markets and promote sustainable value creation for investors, companies, savers, and their communities. Our sincere thanks to everyone who participated in the event, with particular gratitude to our Member organizations, our Board of Directors, and our Strategic Advisors who all played a role in making this important event a success, and a special thank you to Bloomberg for hosting us at their wonderful offices in New York. We invite you to read the summary of the day, including highlights and key takeaways.

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We were encouraged that more than 130 leaders gathered to engage in this problem-solving session despite travel issues related to the coronavirus outbreak. We will incorporate additional insights from those who could not travel to ensure the thinking is well balanced globally.

This report provides highlights of the insights and energy from the Summit under the Chatham House Rule.  We will share additional outputs in the weeks and months ahead, as well as opportunities to participate in member events on key aspects of driving long-term value creation.

We welcome feedback on the Summit and on our research and events in general.  And please stay tuned for more member events around the world, as well as for the next Focusing Capital on the Long Term Summit in New York in March of 2022.


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