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Is stakeholder capitalism building a better world, or just empowering the rich?
For decades, some of the world’s most powerful people have gathered at a ski resort in the Swiss mountains called Davos. As the FT’s Moral Money editor Simon Mundy explains, many follow the central philosophy known as stakeholder capitalism. But is stakeholder capitalism a vital means of achieving a fairer, more enlightened world economy, or a dangerous idea that will strengthen the power of an unaccountable global elite?Explore all content
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