SHIFT TO Long term investing (article,Article,Articles,articles)

2019
28
January
2019
| 08:43 Europe/Amsterdam
About this Letter Some Letter topics pop up unexpectedly in the spur of the moment; others are the result of months or even years of forethought. This Letter fits into the latter category. Roger Martin’s 2007 book “The Opposable Mind” started me t...
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2018
06
December
2018
| 13:15 Europe/Amsterdam
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals defined by the United Nations have become an important focus for companies that wish to align their own goals and strategies with a clear-cut and widely-shared framework. But the ‘wicked problems’ at work in the w...
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03
December
2018
| 15:34 Europe/Amsterdam
 With their Working Paper Investing for Long-Term Value Creation two leading academic/practitioners, Professor Dirk Schoenmaker and Assistant Professor Willem Schramade of the Erasmus Platform for Sustainable Value Creation, Rotterdam School of Manag...
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03
December
2018
| 15:11 Europe/Amsterdam
A recent blog from KPMG, Investors’ request for long-term value creation is a big present for companies, co-authored by SHIFTTO Editorial Board member Lars Kurznack with Wim Bartels and Mark Vaessen, shares insights from the study Extending Horizons,...
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09
October
2018
| 14:49 Europe/Amsterdam
Which questions do you expect from businesses when it comes to long-term value creation? Kurznack: ‘In my view the question should be: “How do you create a workable, long-term strategy that yields a return in the short term?” How do you deal with ...
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25
September
2018
| 13:48 Europe/Amsterdam
The discussion about the future of the reporting model is an active - and global - one and there have been many relevant developments in recent times. KPMG is now adding to this with a study of corporate reporting in The Netherlands. One that is inst...
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08
August
2018
| 15:02 Europe/Amsterdam
Kempen is a Partner of FCLTGlobal, which recently published this ‘pop quiz’ – a questionnaire created by Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria and Harvard Business School Professor George Serafeim – to explore ‘ the incentives, institutions, and ...
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25
June
2018
| 16:15 Europe/Amsterdam
How to foster long-term investing in organisations? Brandes Institute Advisory Board members Geoff Warren (who has contributed to SHIFT TO since 2016) and David Iverson have distilled their previous work related to the topics of long-term investing a...
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03
April
2018
| 16:40 Europe/Amsterdam
How much impact does a short-horizon investor base have on the behaviour of corporate executives – and what is the follow-on effect on long-term firm value? In his master thesis, Tobias Ouwerkerk [MSc Finance Tilburg University 2017], one of the t...
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27
March
2018
| 14:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Christy Jesudasan and CIO Lars Dijkstra represented Kempen at the FCLTGlobal Summit in New York on 28 February 2018. The event brought together top leadership of FCLTGlobal member organisations with policy makers, academics, corporations, asset owner...
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06
March
2018
| 11:03 Europe/Amsterdam
SHIFTTO.org editorial board members Jaap van Dam and Lars Dijkstra authored a white paper for the 300 Club on the 'how to' of long-term investing. There are two major challenges, namely (1) how to minimize the principal-agent problems around long-...
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19
February
2018
| 12:13 Europe/Amsterdam
Members of the SHIFTTO Editorial Board - Kempen CIO Lars Dijkstra and Van Lanschot CFO/CRO Constant Korthout – took part in the FCLTGlobal Member CEO Roundtable held in Davos on 23 January 2018. Entitled ‘Research Update and Priorities for Practical ...
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16
January
2018
| 17:00 Europe/Amsterdam
The members of the editorial board of SHIFT TO all have professional but also very personal reasons to join this initiative. In these interviews we learn more about their motivations as we ask: ‘Why do you want to SHIFT TO?’ ...
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09
January
2018
| 16:28 Europe/Amsterdam
Are Dutch pension funds set to go the way of the dodo? This may be the case unless the sector takes swift action, according to SHIFTTO Board Member Professor dr. Fieke van der Lecq. Now is the time to implement existing innovations, communicate cl...
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2017
05
December
2017
| 15:48 Europe/Amsterdam
FCLTGlobal, a not-for-profit organization that advocates for a longer-term focus in business and investment decision-making, has released its newest publication which presents a long-term model for drafting investment management contracts between ass...
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04
December
2017
| 16:42 Europe/Amsterdam
SHIFTTO Editorial Board member Rients Abma is Executive Director of Eumedion, an independent foundation that operates as a representative of the interests of institutional investors in the field of corporate governance and sustainability. Eumedion in...
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24
November
2017
| 13:14 Europe/Amsterdam
A booklet by Dutch Professor of Banking and Finance, and member of Brussels based economic think tank Bruegel, Dirk Schoenmaker. He describes the shift to an improved economic system: one where long-term and the interest of society as a whole are the...
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17
November
2017
| 14:32 Europe/Amsterdam
Mercer states that active management is in retreat or even in full blown crisis for some. What are alternative fee structures? In this article a new model of active management is introduced.A thought-provoking piece: we welcome your thoughts!  ...
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03
November
2017
| 14:36 Europe/Amsterdam
Practical guidelines for long-term mandates Sarah Williamson, CEO of FCLTGlobal and Lars Dijkstra, CIO of Kempen, speaking at the Kempen Investment Seminar in London. Based on a series of working groups with leading asset owners and asset managers...
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28
September
2017
| 12:20 Europe/Amsterdam
Over the past year, FCLTGlobal has built on the work of the Focusing Capital on the Long Term Initiative to create a fully functional not-for-profit organization with an ambitious research agenda that is well underway. A lot of progress was made. The...
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04
September
2017
| 10:53 Europe/Amsterdam
1) The time horizon of Dutch companies is clearly different from that of US-based companies, which have a relatively strong short-term orientation. Specifically, Dutch firms on average seem to focus on the long term as much as on the short term in th...
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31
August
2017
| 13:44 Europe/Amsterdam
Are markets and company boards too focused on the short-term? Are activists a source of long-term value creation or are they short-term asset strippers? How should the weaknesses of corporate governance along the investment chain be addressed? Are pu...
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24
July
2017
| 08:51 Europe/Amsterdam
Partners Jim Ware, Keith Robinson and Michael Falk of the Focus Consulting Group have teamed up to write a vision for the investment world. One that suggests the changes needed to make the profession a “noble calling.” Money, Meaning and Mindsets pro...
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21
June
2017
| 11:18 Europe/Amsterdam
The Investor Stewardship Group (ISG) is a collective of some of the largest U.S.-based institutional investors and global asset managers, along with several of their international counterparts. The founding members are a group of 16 U.S. and internat...
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12
June
2017
| 13:16 Europe/Amsterdam
Jan Maarten Slagter is CEO of the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD). The IBFD is the world’s foremost authority on cross-border taxation. Tax practitioners from all over the world rely on its high-quality, independent tax research. ...
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09
June
2017
| 13:40 Europe/Amsterdam
Mimmi Kheddache Jendeby is Vice President and Senior Research Strategist at State Street Center for Applied Research. Mimmi holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics as well as a Master’s Degree in Industrial and Financial Economics from the University ...
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18
May
2017
| 15:53 Europe/Amsterdam
The members of the editorial board of SHIFT TO all have professional but also very personal reasons to join this initiative. In a ‘relay interview’ we learn more about their motivations as they ask each other: ‘Why do you want to SHIFT TO?’ After ...
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10
May
2017
| 16:09 Europe/Amsterdam
Arjan Eleveld is Managing Partner at Jonathan Warner, a company that provides leadership advice for management teams, executive boards and supervisors. Originally he is a psychologist. After studying psychology, Arjan has been active in various place...
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08
May
2017
| 10:19 Europe/Amsterdam
SHIFTTO welcomed Lars as a new Board Member in March 2017. After the publication of the press release below in April 2017 regarding the status of the Dutch pension fund in the shift to long term investing, Lars sat with SHIFTTO editors to present the...
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04
May
2017
| 15:31 Europe/Amsterdam
The members of the editorial board of SHIFT TO all have professional but also very personal reasons to join this initiative. In a ‘relay interview’ we learn more about their motivations as they ask each other: ‘Why do you want to SHIFT TO?’ ...
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