CIMA has joined up with the leading think tank Tomorrow’s Company to host the Tomorrow's Value lecture series. We invite some of the most senior figures from the global business world to explore what we mean by value – how it is created, how it can be measured and what the drivers of value creation are.
Beyond that, we are asking business leaders how they link creating business value with values. These issues are set out in depth in our briefing paper, Tomorrow’s Value.
See lectures listed by year below and in the right hand menu.
November: Responsible investment: tough choices and practical dilemmas
On 13 November Paul Feeney, Chief Executive of Old Mutual Wealth (OMW), set out how he is transforming OMW to achieve long-term sustainability, and ‘enable positive futures for clients, investors, employees and communities.’
How to leverage opportunities amid unprecedented risk
At the first Tomorrow’s Company event held in New York on 9 October 2013, Gregory Case, President and Chief Executive of global insurance company Aon, said the aggregate level of risk to businesses is rising at an unprecedented pace. Cybersecurity challenges threaten businesses and even the stock exchanges where value is traded. Social media’s expanding influence can draw attention to risks, crush reputations and cause investors to flee.
Yet, Case explained, there is more opportunity than ever for businesses that understand integrated risk. Along with volatility, globalisation provides increased access to new markets, and social media provides an inexpensive way for companies to tell their story to a vast audience.
Read more from the event on cgma.org.
The city and capitalism for the long term
On 15 May Dominic Barton, Global Managing Director of McKinsey & Company, argued that the economic crisis proved that 'capitalism has become too short term,' and that 'a shift to long-term capitalism is vital for a company's success.'
A journey of culture change
An event on 6 March saw Dick Olver, Chairman of BAE Systems, speak about a journey of culture change he has led at BAE Systems.
November 2012: Employee ownership, happiness and business success
On 21 November 2012, the latest Tomorrow’s Value lecture, given by Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership, explored the link between employee happiness and an organisation’s bottom line.
November 2012: Business success through integrity
On 14 November 2012, CIMA and Tomorrow’s Company held their annual parliamentary reception at the House of Lords, at which Robert Swannell, Chairman of Marks & Spencer, delivered an impassioned speech on how businesses must act with integrity to ensure success in the long-term.
October 2012: Tackling fear and greed
On 30 October 2012, Andrew Fisher, Chief Executive of wealth advisers Towry, delivered a passionate speech on executive pay and performance.
From ruin to resilience
At a lecture on 3 July, John Hurrell, chief executive of Airmic, discussed how risk and related issues must be at the core of business strategy.
The primacy of virtue
This 12 June event saw Colonel Chris Keeble, itinerant Christian pilgrim and supernumary fellow at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, focus on the need to recognise an ethical imperative and spiritual dimension in war and in peace, and the importance of morals and values in business.
This May 2012 event saw the launch of a groundbreaking report outlining a leadership model fit for purpose in the 21st century.
Harnessing the power of social innovation
At this event in March, Nick O’Donohoe, chief executive of Big Society Capital, spoke about the critical role the organisation plays in speeding up the growth of the social investment market, boosting the ability of ‘the social sector’ to deal with necessary issues.
Tomorrow's world value
This event explored how applying slow food principles to finance will create new directions for society.