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Strategy | In the News

Sarah Williamson’s Buyback Notes | Morning Trade Live

16 October 2020 - ...

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Strategy | Video

Webinar: Winning in the Long Term

15 October 2020 - During this session, McKinsey’s Global Managing Partner Kevin Sneader, Partner Tim Koller, and FCLTGlobal CEO Sarah K. Williamsonm discussed the five steps CEOs and boards can take to better orient their decision-making to long-term value creation.

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Governance, Strategy | Article

Case Study: Funding Long-horizon Innovation at Baillie Gifford

13 October 2020 - As summarized in Funding the Future: Investing in Long-Horizon Innovation1, returns to successful R&D are often significant and can be transformational for an organization. However, R&D spending (especially long-horizon R&D project spending) tends to be...

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Strategy | Video

Long-term Risk Management: State Street

12 October 2020 - For many investors, asset allocation begins with an estimate of volatility, producing the most stable portfolio of assets that still can earn the target return. Learn more from experts at State Street Associates about how the choice of risk timeframe influences a portfolio’s long-term success.

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Strategy, Investor-Corporate Engagement | Report

The Dangers of Buybacks: Mitigating Common Pitfalls

6 October 2020 - Returning capital to shareholders is an important and legitimate goal of many corporations. Buybacks are often an effective way to distribute capital, but care must be taken to mitigate downfalls related to personal gain and enrichment, poor timing, and excess leverage.

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Strategy | Article

Buybacks and Negative Equity – A Recipe for Disaster?

25 September 2020 - By Allen He However, the acceptance of buybacks has not been unanimous. Academics, practitioners, and politicians have criticized their use, taking issue with their potential contribution to income inequality, underinvestment in innovation, and use by executives...

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Governance, Strategy | Article

Case Study: Funding Long-horizon Innovation at Dow

18 September 2020 - Research from FCLTGlobal and others confirms that long-term companies outperform on financial metrics, including revenues, profitability, and stock price, as well as non-financial ones like job creation and sustainability.

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Strategy | Toolkit

Crisis Conversation Guide

26 August 2020 - FCLTGLOBAL has developed this guide as an extension of the Risk Conversation Guide published in Balancing Act: Managing Risk Across Multiple Time Horizons.

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Strategy | In the News

Investors Outline Actions for Resilience

25 August 2020 - ...

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Strategy | Article, Video

Investing for Resilience: The Future of Capital Flows in the Asia-Pacific Region

24 August 2020 - A panel of global investors discusses market recovery and planning for volatility.

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Governance, Strategy | Article

Interview: Robert Pozen on Executive Compensation

17 August 2020 - FCLTGlobal researchers sat down with MIT Senior Lecturer Robert Pozen to discuss potential ways to implement a change in corporate pay.

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