Good business has always been about companies profitably evolving to address market demand and meet public need. The Council for Inclusive Capitalism is committed to sustainability because it is not only the right thing to do, but the right business thing to do. Recently, we sat down with a few of our leading members to hear how they are leading their companies to create value and integrate their values.  We invite you to share these perspectives on bold corporate leadership using these materials.

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Videos on Leading Business at its Best

Eduardo Bartolomeo, Vale

Business at its best matches the demands of all its stakeholders, broadly defined. Vale CEO Eduardo Bartolomeo describes how #inclusivecapitalism is imbued in Vale’s company purpose.

Marcie Frost, CalPERS

At its best, business puts long-term growth and value creation ahead of short-term views. When evaluating investments CalPERS CEO Marcie Frost sees employee growth and meeting customers’ needs as positive signals. 

Rich Lesser, BCG

“The only way businesses will thrive in the decades ahead is by investing massively in people.” BCG Global Chair Rich Lesser discusses his optimism for the #inclusivecapitalism movement.

Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Inclusive Capital Partners

A meaningful purpose isn’t just a marketing tactic; it is derived from a company’s roots and drives its profit strategy. Council for Inclusive Capitalism founder Lynn Forester de Rothschild highlights how centering business in purpose helps create inclusive value for all stakeholders.

Lim Boon Heng, Temasek

#Inclusivecapitalism does not incur long-term costs for the sake of short-term benefits. Temasek Chairman Lim Boon Heng discusses with the Council for Inclusive Capitalism how this principle impacts his company’s driving purpose, “so every generation prospers.”

Bernard Looney, bp

#Inclusivecapitalism creates value for everyone – shareholders, customers, workers, and the community. We cannot have an ‘or’ mentality. It must be ‘and,’ says Bernard Looney, CEO of bp.

Pelin Akin Özalp, Akfen Holding

When business is operating at its best, it supports a strong, healthy society in which the private sector can flourish. Akfen board member Pelin Akin Özalp speaks about bridging cultural differences and the benefits of openness.

Feike Sijbesma

Making money is not the only goal, but making money is a means to creating products and services that meet the needs of people, according to Feike Sijbesma, global finance expert and adviser of the Council for Inclusive Capitalism. He shares why we need a more #inclusivecapitalism.

Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, Ayala Corporation

Business at its best leverages its innovation engine to build economies supportive of healthy, happy societies and future strong business says Ayala Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala.