On August 19, 2019, nearly 200 CEOs of America’s largest companies adopted a new Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation declaring that companies should deliver long-term value to all of their stakeholders – customers, employees, suppliers, the communities in which they operate, and shareholders. The best modern CEOs have been running their companies in this way for a long time; they signed the Statement as a better public articulation of their long-term focused approach and as a way of challenging themselves to do more. Learn more about the Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation below.

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