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LS Lowry, 1929

The Purposeful Company?

Last month I attended “The Purposeful Company: a healthy prescription for UK public companies?” at the London School of Economics. The lecture was based upon a recent report published by the Big Innovation Centre (“BIC”) and focused on proposed changes to Company Law and Regulation, aimed at fostering a culture of corporate purpose. The presentation covered the importance of corporate purpose, the implications and failures of the current legal and economic ecosystem, and proposals for legislators, investors, and companies alike moving forward.

Read below for my notes on what it means to have corporate purpose, shareholder commitment to corporate vision, and proposals for decision makers.

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