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Walking the Talk: Valuing a Multi-Stakeholder Strategy

17 January 2022 - Societal expectations of companies are rapidly changing as companies are confronted with wide-ranging responsibilities that extend beyond maximizing near-term shareholder return. Those expectations encompass an expanding list of stakeholders – including the labor force, suppliers, communities, and governments – whose needs increasingly demand consideration. In response, companies are recognizing the importance of considering key stakeholders in business decisions, but they have struggled to consistently implement practices that support long-term value in a multi-stakeholder context. That lack of consistency in operationalizing a multi-stakeholder strategy has left many investors – and other stakeholders – skeptical of firms that pursue this approach to business.

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2021 Year in Review

3 January 2022 - As 2021 draws to a close, FCLTGlobal celebrates its fifth year in operation.

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Unpacking the Value of Corporate Net Zero Commitments

13 December 2021 - Since the Paris Agreement, many companies have committed to different levels of decarbonization in line with climate goals. From making net-zero commitments to setting targets aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, more and more companies are signaling their commitment to climate.

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FCLTCompass 2021 Report

6 December 2021 - FCLTCompass tracks long-term investments on a global scale. The project anchors long-term investing to quantitative data reported in years and dollars, framing the conversation around sustainable finance in a more actionable light.

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Adapting Corporate Sustainable Value Creation Indicators for Investors

30 September 2021 - In the last few years, it has become well accepted that climate risk is investment risk, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) linked assets have skyrocketed.

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Governance | Report

The Missing Element of Private Equity: Creating Long-term Value Through Portfolio Company Board Diversity

19 July 2021 - Despite the evidence of the benefits of increased leadership diversity, progress at private companies has been slow.

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Strategy | Report

Ripples of Responsibility: How Long-term Investors Navigate Uncertainty with Purpose

21 June 2021 - Expectations of long-term investors have expanded well beyond usual notions of their core purpose to include their impact on markets, society, and the environment. The fact that investors have broader responsibilities is clear. Defining those responsibilities is not. Investors need a common way to identify, anticipate, and communicate responsibilities before they can aspire to fulfill them across their organizations.

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Executive Pay Risk of Rewards

Incentive Alignment | Report

The Risk of Rewards: Tailoring Executive Pay for Long-term Success

8 March 2021 - The Risk of Rewards presents practical approaches that companies and their investors can use to frame their decisions about corporate executive remuneration to support long-term value creation

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Making the Case for the Long Term

1 March 2021 - FCLTGlobal’s mission is to rebalance capital markets to support a long-term, sustainable economy. We are a non-profit organization supported by leading companies and investors worldwide that develops research and practical tools to drive long-term value creation for companies, savers, and communities.

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2020 Year in Review

22 December 2020 - Our 2020 Year in Review, a report that captures FCLTGlobal’s research, virtual programming, and the contributions of our 50+ Member organizations.

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FCLTCompass 2020 Report

7 December 2020 - FCLTCompass is an annual reporting of money as it flows through the global investment value chain. Taking 10+ years of financial data, it traces investors’ savings through various asset vehicles, finally arriving at the companies that deploy it in support of economic growth.

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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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