Towards Responsible Wealth Creation: A Call to Stewardship

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DateTuesday, November 22, 2016
Time17:30 - 20:00
Speaker(s)Professor Didier Cossin
IMD Professor of Finance and Governance
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Didier Cossin is the founder and director of the IMD Global Board Center and Professor of Finance and Governance at IMD.  He directs High Performance Boards, a program for supervisory board members and chairpersons, and is co-author with Ong Boon Hwee of the recently released book Inspiring Stewardship.   In his words:

The deep economic and geopolitical malaise we continue to witness is eroding the global ability to create wealth, with a slide toward fragmentation and insularity.  Business can be a key player in creating wealth for all for the long-term.  This is the heart of stewardship. Stewardship has three requirements.  First, the ability of chief executives, company owners, boards, and management to lead with impact, exercising leadership which has a clear vision and values, empowering and infusing organizational actors with a sense of purpose; second, in recognizing that wealth creation cannot occur in a vacuum, but relies on relationships with an ecosystem of actors, stewardship acknowledges the essential importance of reinforcing societal well-being and, third, a willingness to sacrifice what is profitable today for what is beneficial in the long-term is essential in safeguarding the future.  

Generously hosted by CMS at their London headquarters, Professor Cossin's talk will be followed by a reception with canapes.

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Club Members (with promotional code) £20 - Members may also book for one guest at ther same rate.
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on-member Alumni may book for the event and join the club for a year (£30) for the inclusive price of £50. 

VenueCMS Cameron McKenna LLP
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
Dress CodeBusiness Casual
Registration DeadlineFriday, November 18, 2016

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