Shareholder Democracy: Is a Revolution on the Horizon?
June 14, 2023
In a November 2022 letter to clients and corporate CEOs, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said a technology-enabled “revolution in shareholder democracy” was underway as everyday investors and shareholders seek more of a voice in corporate boardrooms - potentially changing the ‘very foundations of capitalism.’ What are the risks and opportunities of a more democratized approach to shareholder engagement?
Lisa Fairfax, Presidential Professor; Co-Director, Institute for Law and Economics, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Alex Thaler, Co-Founder/CEO, Iconik
Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Simon Mundy, Moral Money Editor, Financial Times