Alex Edmans

Alex Edmans

Alex Edmans, BA (Oxford) PhD (MIT), is Professor of Finance at London Business School and author of Grow the Pie: How Great Companies Deliver Both Purpose and Profit. Alex Edmans is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. Follow him on Twitter or connect on LinkedIn.
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Grow the Pie: Do businesses that create value to stakeholders also generate profits for investors?

Sustainability is the corporate buzzword of the day.  It was the theme of this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos.  Last August, the US Business Roundtable radically redefined its statement of the “purpose of a corporation” to include stakeholders, rather than just shareholders.  BlackRock chief Larry Fink, in his annual...