Future of the Corporation (2017 - 2020)

The British Academy, UK

“Business is a global force contributing to the development and prosperity of our society. But is the corporation adequately equipped and structured to deal with the challenges of our future? How can it make our society better, and more prosperous for everyone? The Future of the Corporation programme is engaging a range of business, government, policy, civil society and academic stakeholders to examine a range of the most challenging questions facing business.”

What Good Markets Are Good For (2017 - 2021)

Logo's founders moral market siteErasmus University / Radboud University Nijmegen / University of Tilburg / Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, the Netherlands

“The guiding hypothesis (the ‘Big Thesis’) that this project sets out to corroborate is: ‘societies with free-market economies flourish because and in so far as the key market actors (states, businesses and individuals) respect morality, and act virtuously.’ The project aims to develop a new narrative about the morality of free markets and their contribution to human flourishing.”

Impact Weighted Accounts Project (2020 - )

Logo Harvard Business SchoolBusiness School of Harvard University, USA

“The mission of the Impact-Weighted Accounts Project […] is to drive the creation of financial accounts that reflect a company’s financial, social, and environmental performance. Our ambition is ultimately to create accounting statements that transparently capture external impacts in a way that drives investor and managerial decision making. ”