High Meadows Institute is a Boston-based think tank and policy institute focused on the role of business leadership in creating a sustainable society.
We explore new ways for the private sector to leadin overcoming some of society’s biggest challenges
We research and explore the essential
values, principles and strategiesof responsible business
We collaborate with senior leadersand the business communityto drive systemic change
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Moving Beyond Modern Portfolio Theory: Investing That Matters
Jon Lukomnik and James P. Hawley offer a bold critique of Modern Portfolio Theory and propose a new imperative to improve finance’s ability to fulfill its twin main purposes: providing adequate returns to individuals and directing capital to where it is needed in the economy.
21st Century Investing: Redirecting Financial Strategies to Drive Systems Change
William Burckart and Steve Lydenberg explore how investment has evolved since the 20th century and how institutions and individuals can go beyond conventional and sustainable investing to address complex problems such as income inequality and climate change on a deep, systemic level.