KPMG: Making Sense of A Sense of Purpose

This thoughtful and forward-looking piece prepared by KPMG Board Leadership Center Senior Advisor Stephen Brown walks through some very salient key takeaways that companies should be mindful of as they take action on BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s annual letter sent back in January of this year. Recall, Fink’s letter charged companies with serving a social purpose beyond just making profits. Stephen Brown shares additional perspectives worth noting that walk through key takeaways, to how boards should respond, and then encourages boards to:

  • Prepare for Meaningful Engagement
  • Review the Strategic Framework
  • Prepare for Director-Investor Engagement

See page 15 of KPMG’s Directors Quarterly: Making Sense of a Sense of Purpose