One of the themes of the book is the criticality of being discerning with evidence, and not believing common myths about business, even if they confirm what we’d like to be true. It shows how the evidence paints a quite …Read More
This blog features recent developments related to the themes of the book which occurred after the manuscript was finalised.
Investors are increasingly scrutinizing the ESG performance of companies. This is a positive development – if CEOs know that investors evaluate them on ESG factors, not just short-term earnings, they’ll prioritise these factors over quarterly profit. Indeed, research shows that …Read More
US Council of Institutional Investors Policy on Executive Pay In September 2019, the Council of Institutional Investors, an influential association of US pension funds, foundations, and endowments, overhauled its policy on executive pay. The recommendations are broadly in line with Chapter 5 …Read More