Stakeholder primacy: CEOs redefine the role of business in society

  • The statement from nearly 200 CEOs redefining ‘corporate purpose’ to include customers, workers, communities and suppliers, along with shareholders, catches them up with business leaders, not to mention impact investors. Put another way, the Business Roundtable is a lagging, not leading, indicator.

From resistance to revival: Can the Democratic debates mobilize support for America’s inclusive economic agenda?

  • In this week’s debates in Detroit, policy wonks will spot in the planks of the presidential candidates proposals that draw on efforts for broad-based opportunity and ground-up economic growth that have been percolating for years in towns and cities across the U.S.