Publication Tomorrow’s Capital Markets: Investing in what we value

by Luke Robinson _______3rd October 2015
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Executive Summary

This report brings to a formal conclusion the research by Tomorrow’s Company which began in 2010. A first report Tomorrow’s Capital Markets: an invitation to work with Tomorrow’s Company to set new incentive structures for a sustainable world published in 2012 set out an agenda for change and recognised that change needs to be created and owned by those in the system and those who are responsible for the system.

This second report has moved beyond the diagnosis to test and refine the findings of the first report and set out an agenda for change and recognised that change needs to be created and owned by those in the system and those who are responsible for the system. The report focuses on the UK, and to a lesser extent the EU. However, many of the principles behind the findings are just as applicable in other regions.

Tomorrow’s Company’s vision for the system is one in which long-term financial value is understood as meeting human needs on an intergenerational basis, takes account of economic, social and environmental factors, and is measured using a broad range of indicators.

The report argues that:

This is achieved by ensuring that:

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