Advancing Inclusive Capitalism
This article is based on a keynote speech given by Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Inclusive Capital Partners, at the GIC Partnership Forum 2022 in New York. Please note that the opinions expressed in this piece do not reflect GIC’s views as an institutional investor.
Can unabated climate change and rising inequality be tackled by reimagining capitalism as a more inclusive, sustainable, and trusted system?
This is what ‘inclusive capitalism’ seeks to achieve, and the idea is not new, according to Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Inclusive Capital Partners, who spoke at GIC’s Partnership Forum 2022, themed ‘A Sustainable & Inclusive Future’.
Put simply, inclusive capitalism is about creating a system that produces equitable and sustainable growth over the long term that benefits all stakeholders. It is what drives leaders like de Rothschild and others who are on a mission to see that the definition of modern-day capitalism is rehabilitated.
In her keynote speech, de Rothschild highlighted how capitalism had reformed itself countless times and argued that it was time for it to evolve and adapt to current needs and demands due to declining public trust in the system and its business leaders.
“The markets we know are the most powerful force in the world, and we have to make sure that they work for everyone,” said de Rothschild. “It doesn’t really matter how we label the market economy, but it does matter that the most powerful force in the world is a force for good.”
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LYNN FORESTER DE ROTHSCHILD is a Founding and Managing Partner of Inclusive Capital Partners, an SEC-registered investment adviser that seeks positively differentiated returns by deploying its governance skills and value Read More