Sustainable Capitalism

Developed by Generation Investment Management LLP established by David Blood, Al Gore in 2004, now known as The Generation Foundation.

The Generation Foundation is a group of advocates for Sustainable Capitalism and aim to increase the focus on the question of ‘whether capitalism can work to remedy sustainability issues?’

Developed a White Paper on Sustainable Capitalism in 2012 using the insights from an extensive list of experts.

Key messages:

The Generation Foundation outlined five recommendations for asset managers to promote sustainable capitalism:

  1. Identify and incorporate risks from stranded assets

  2. Mandate integrated reporting,

  3. End the default practice of issuing quarterly earnings guidance

  4. Align compensation structures with long-term sustainable performance

  5. Encourage long-term investing

Read more on the Generation Foundation website.