The Rise of Shareholder Politics

Written by Roberto Tallarita 6 June 2021

“Traditional corporate-finance models are based on the premise that what shareholders want is to maximize stock value. Pressing companies to take action on various public-interest issues...is at odds with this premise. Why would supposedly profit-maximizing investors concern themselves with social, environmental, or ethical matters?” (Roberto Tallarita, 2021).

Publisher: The Atlantic

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Categories: Economy, Role of Business