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An Interview with Theresa Whitmarsh: Executive Director of WSIB

2 August 2017 - Matthew Leatherman, Director of Research at FCLTGlobal, speaks to Theresa Whitmarsh about her commitment to longer horizon investing, corporate governance and the importance of being challenged by your board. Theresa Whitmarsh is Executive Director of the Washington State Investment Board,...

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Creating a Long-Term Investment Environment: Schroders and FCLTGlobal

28 July 2017 - Schroders and FCLTGlobal recently hosted a discussion with leaders from across the investment management industry to discuss how to create a better long-term investment environment in Europe. Debating the pros and cons of taking a long-term...

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Can Companies be Persuaded to Think Long Term?

8 June 2017 - In a 2011 article, McKinsey & Company chief Dominic Barton called on his global counterparts to adopt a longer-term approach to business planning in the wake of the financial crisis of 2007-2008. Two years later,...

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Four Questions with FCLT

7 June 2017 - Sarah Williamson, CEO of not-for-profit initiative Focusing Capital on the Long Term, explains why quarterly guidance should be abolished and how IROs can get insightful feedback from investors....

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Discussion: The Impact of Reporting Frequency on UK Public Companies

21 April 2017 - Impact of Reporting Frequency on UK Public Companies: Profs. Robert Pozen, Suresh Nallareddy, and Shivaram Rajgopal Weigh In The CFA Institute Research Foundation published a study examining the UK’s implementation of quarterly reporting requirements for public companies in 2007...

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An Interview With FCLTGlobal Director Matthew Leatherman

19 April 2017 - FCLTGlobal Director Matthew Leatherman recently joined the team from the North Carolina Department of State Treasurer where he served as Policy Director. Matthew discusses his reasons for joining FCLTGlobal and his mission to put top-down economic logic to...

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An Interview with FCLTGlobal Director Ariel Babcock

17 April 2017 - A new addition to the team, Ariel Babcock is an equity investment professional with over a decade of experience in the financial industry. We spoke to Ariel about her motivations for joining FCLT Global, and the goals...

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An Interview with Matthew Brady: FCLTGlobal Research Associate

14 April 2017 - Matthew Brady is an exciting new addition to the FCLT Global team, passionate about driving practical change in the financial investments industry for increased efficiencies. We spoke to him about his background, motivations for joining FCLT,...

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An Interview with Else Bos: CEO of PGGM

10 April 2017 - Jonathan Bailey, Director of Research at FCLT Global, speaks to Else Bos about the practical steps asset owners should take to support sustainable long-term value creation. Else Bos is CEO of PGGM, a cooperative that provides services in the field...

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Debate: The Role of Long-Termism and Economic Growth

17 March 2017 - Earlier this year, together with the McKinsey Global Institute, we co-authored an article in the Harvard Business Review, “Finally, Proof That Managing for the Long Term Pays Off.” Based on an analysis of 615 large and mid-cap...

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Q&A with Sarah Williamson: Asia Business Forum 2017

10 March 2017 - We recently spoke to FCLT Global CEO Sarah Williamson following her attendance at the Asia Business Council 2017 Spring Forum in Vietnam, which focused on the need for patient capital and long-term stewardship at a time where...

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Letters to the Editor

2 March 2017 - Schumpeter’s recent column on corporate short-termism suggests that “the solution is to prod incumbent firms to invest vast amounts and insulate their managers from investors” (February 18th). On the contrary, the solutions should be much...

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