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Corporation 20/20 - Designing for Social Purpose
Creating the vision and charting the  course for the Future Corporation.
Mission
New Principles for Corporate Design
1. The purpose of the corporation is to harness private interests to serve the public interest.

2. Corporations shall accrue fair returns for shareholders, but not at the expense of the legitimate interests of other stakeholders.

3. Corporations shall operate sustainably, meeting the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs.

4. Corporations shall distribute their wealth equitably among those who contribute to its creation.

5. Corporations shall be governed in a manner that is participatory, transparent, ethical, and accountable.

6. Corporations shall not infringe on the right of natural persons to govern themselves, nor infringe on other universal human rights.

About Corporation 20/20

What would a corporation look like that was designed to seamlessly integrate both social and financial purpose? Corporation 20/20 is a new multi-stakeholder initiative that seeks to answer this question. Its goal is to develop and disseminate corporate designs where social purpose moves from the periphery.

Setting the Stage

Piecemeal, crisis-driven corporate reforms are no substitute for systemic, proactive change

Goals

The creation of a forum, a visionary and an advocate for transformational change

Launch

Since 2004, expansion to 350 participants from business, civil society, labor, law and the media

Strategies

Principles of Redesign, working groups, workshops, laboratories and a November 2007 Summit

Precedents

Initiatives on corporate codes, law, charters, personhood, shareholder primacy, governance, capital markets

Funding

Diverse support from large and small corporations, foundations and individuals

Summit 20/20 - 2nd Summit on the Future of the Corporation
Key RESOURCES

FIRST SUMMIT OVERVIEW

A one hour video summary of the Summit on the Future of the Corporation.

FIRST SUMMIT EVENT

A record of the event covering key issues and perspectives.

FIRST SUMMIT PAPER SERIES

A collection of 10 papers exploring key components of corporate design

CORPORATE DESIGN

A new report that challenges conventional views.