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Coping, Shifting, Changing: Strategies for Managing the Impacts of Investor Short-Termism on Corporate Sustainability

Short-termism in investment markets is a major obstacle to companies embedding sustainability in their strategic planning and capital investment decisions, and is likely to remain for many years to come. This report outlines three broad corporate strategies (for the near-term, medium-term and long-term) that can lead to investors supporting measures that address sustainability-related risks and opportunities in order to to ensure the long-term growth of the business and improve the company’s impact on society and the environment

Authors

  • Global Compact LEAD
  • Principles for Responsible Investment