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The Real Opportunity for Long-Term Resiliency: Strategic Stakeholder Investment

The Real Opportunity for Long-Term Resiliency: Strategic Stakeholder InvestmentDownload PDF

There’s a new perspective for the debate over corporate short-termism. In the past, we focused on shareholder value, specifically whether firms were cutting R&D and physical plant in order to make quarterly numbers or buy back stock. The pandemic, social unrest, and climate change have now intensified concerns about other areas of long-term commitment. Are companies investing enough in other stakeholders—customers, employees, supply chains, and local communities? Ambitious companies now have an opportunity to build strong relationships with these vital contributors and create competitive resilience for future success.

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