Top 7 Recommended Reads on Sustainable Capitalism & ESG in Business
There is a world of writing on Stakeholder Capitalism & ESG in business, so I’ve distilled down my top 7 reads, to help you readily access what I consider are some of the most foundational and useful reads. I also include my own recent publications on the subject.
The Future of the Corporation: Moving from Balance Sheet to Value Sheet Report
by The World Economic Forum (co-authored by Julia Hayhoe & Beatriz Araujo), 2021
Enabling Client Success as Purpose-Driven Sustainable Businesses
by Julia Hayhoe, 2020
Green Swans: The Coming Boom In Regenerative Capitalism
by John Elkington, 2020
Principles for Purposeful Business
by The British Academy, 2019
Enacting Purpose within the modern Corporation. A Framework for Boards of Directors.
by Enacting Purpose Initiative, August 2020
Measuring Stakeholder Capitalism: Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation
by World Economic Forum, September 2020
A Friedman Doctrine: The Social Responsibility of Business is to Increase its Profits
by Milton Friedman, Sept 1970