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    1. BP's Chairman Says 'the world can't continue along its current path' and That The Energy Giant Will Become More Transparent in Response to Investor Demands

      BP's Chairman Says 'the world can't continue along its current path' and That The Energy Giant Will Become More Transparent in Response to Investor Demands
      • BP chairman Helge Lund promised a long-term transformation to a "low-carbon energy system" in a Financial Times editorial.
      • At its annual general meeting on Tuesday, BP accepted a shareholder resolution to adopt transparency about how its strategy is in accordance with the Paris Agreement on climate change.
      • BP and its competitors are facing significant pressure from investor groups for addressing climate change, including from CA100+, whose members control a total of $33 trillion AUM...
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    2. BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Within The next 5 Years all Investors will Measure a Company's Impact on Society, Government, and the Environment to Determine its Worth

      BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Says Within The next 5 Years all Investors will Measure a Company's Impact on Society, Government, and the Environment to Determine its Worth
      • BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said at the New York Times Dealbook Conference on Thursday that within five years, all investors will be using ESG (environmental, social, and governance) metrics.
      • In January, Fink wrote in his annual letter to CEOs that all companies must outline their purpose.
      • Fink explained his prediction is based on a demand from consumers and employees...
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    3. Michael Bloomberg Says Too Many American CEOs are Failing Shareholders in a key Way

      Michael Bloomberg Says Too Many American CEOs are Failing Shareholders in a key Way
      • In addition to overseeing his media business, Michael Bloomberg has been a climate-related activist since leaving his role as New York City mayor.
      • Bloomberg spoke at the CECP's CEO Investor Forum in February, dedicated to finding fixes to what its board considers to be toxic short-termism among public American companies.
      • He said that CEOs of public companies should consider climate change as a financial issue, and that the burden is on them to convince investors of their long-term plans...
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    4. Unilever's CEO Says That in 9 Years, No Investor has Asked him the Questions He's Waiting to Hear

      Unilever's CEO Says That in 9 Years, No Investor has Asked him the Questions He's Waiting to Hear

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      • Unilever CEO Paul Polman spoke at the CECP's CEO Investor Forum in February about the need for prioritizing long-term value.
      • He said that while he's seen progress over the last decade, he has yet to have an investor ask him on an earnings call about topics like sustainability or diversity.
      • He said his 10-year plan has been for the purpose of keeping Unilever healthy and relevant for years to come.
      • This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism...
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    5. All Executives at Johnson & Johnson are Annually Measured Against a 75-Year-Old Essay

      All Executives at Johnson & Johnson are Annually Measured Against a 75-Year-Old Essay
      • Johnson & Johnson CEO Alex Gorsky spoke at the CECP's CEO Investor Forum in February, discussing the importance of creating long-term value.
      • Gorsky cited J&J's 75-year-old "credo" as a major source of inspiration to the company.
      • The entire company participates in an annual survey measuring senior leadership's performance against the credo, with resulting "credo scores."..
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    6. Vanguard's Chairman Says Every CEO of a Public Company Should be Able to Answer 7 questions

      Vanguard's Chairman Says Every CEO of a Public Company Should be Able to Answer 7 questions
      • Vanguard chairman Bill McNabb believes that American public companies have been chasing short-term gains at the expense of long-term value for too long.
      • McNabb is the co-chair of the CECP's Strategic Investor Initiative, dedicated to fostering a dialogue between CEOs and investors.
      • He's the lead author of a letter that proposes seven questions CEOs should be able to answer in meetings with investors, to alleviate toxic short-termism...
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    7. The CEO Who Turned Around Arby's says Much of his Success Should be Attributed to an Advantage Most CEOs Don't Have

      The CEO Who Turned Around Arby's says Much of his Success Should be Attributed to an Advantage Most CEOs Don't Have
      • This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism.
      • Inspire Brands CEO Paul Brown is tasked with turning around the restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings, using the same tactics he deployed at Arby's.
      • Brown said that a main reason he's able to enact major changes is because of patient shareholders, especially because Inspire is private...
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    8. 175 CEOs and Senior Execs of the US's Biggest Companies Have Signed a Pledge Committing Them to Annual Diversity Goals

      175 CEOs and Senior Execs of the US's Biggest Companies Have Signed a Pledge Committing Them to Annual Diversity Goals

      CEOs and senior executives of 175 of the United States' largest companies announced Monday that they are pledging their organizations to annual diversity goals and are forming a committee to ensure they follow through.

      Signatories represent a broad range of industries and include American Express' Kenneth Chenault, CBS's Leslie Moonves, IBM's Ginni Rometty, PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi, and Walmart's Doug McMillon...

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    9. The World's Largest Hedge Fund Just Published a 60-Page Paper on Populism, and Said the Movement is at its Highest Level Since the Eve of WWII

      The World's Largest Hedge Fund Just Published a 60-Page Paper on Populism, and Said the Movement is at its Highest Level Since the Eve of WWII

      Bridgewater Associates, the world's largest hedge fund, published a 61-page research paper on populism, which it considers the most important issue in the world today.

      "Populism has surged in recent years and is currently at its highest level since the late 1930s," founder and chairman Ray Dalio and his co-authors wrote in the note...

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