In Defense of Stakeholder Capitalism
Featuring Dan Schulman, President and CEO, PayPal, and Lynn Forester de Rothschild, Founding and Managing Partner, Inclusive Capital Partners

Tuesday, September 20, 2022, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM

The world has changed dramatically in the three years since the Business Roundtable’s new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation popularized the term “stakeholder capitalism.” Some stakeholders (workers, customers) have become emboldened to demand more of companies, but so, too, have stockholders and traditionalists who deride this more inclusive view of corporate purpose as “woke capitalism.” What does stakeholder capitalism mean today, and can the movement weather economic headwinds and vocal naysayers?

Dan Schulman Lynn Forester de Rothschild