Videos of the summit and presentation of the report

18. 10. 2016
Autumn 2016 newsletter. The Creating Sustainable Companies Summit held in Brussels on 28 September brought together over 100 participants and counted more than 30 speakers and 9 different panel discussions with the objective of rethinking a sustainable and inclusive corporate governance framework.

The Purpose of Corporation Project will continue to connect thought leaders from business as well as academia and civil society with an aim to foster implementation of the conclusions reached at the summit, develop practical solutions, and create an evidence base to support change.

A summary of selected high-level reflections expressed by summit speakers and the outline of the summit agenda can be found here:


If you wish to see again the plenary discussions, presentation of the Corporate Governance for a Changing World report, and sessions on fiduciary duties and corporate reporting, videos are already available on our Youtube channel


The Corporate Governance for a Changing World report was released at the summit in Brussels. It presents an emerging comprehensive approach to corporate governance that can assist corporations to develop a broad understanding of their purpose, as well as build a corporate strategy that will deliver long-term sustainable value, build organisational resilience, and sustain a strong social license.

The online platform 'issuu' allows you to read the report, download the file or get a personalised embed code to share the report in your website. 
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The Purpose of the Corporation project created an edited bibliography on Mendeley for corporate governance research and academic papers. This platform allows you to download scholarly articles and add materials related to corporate purpose. 
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As always, you will find a list of recommended articles in the last section of our newsletter. 

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