The origins of capitalism: A privilege with a purpose

Using private capital for public good

Matt Crossman of Rathbones Investment Management

Matt Crossman of Rathbones Investment Management

Matt Crossman, stewardship director at Rathbones Investment management, explains how the idea of a responsible capitalism – where firms exist for a wider benefit – is a return to the true roots of capitalism.

The pace may have accelerated in recent years, but the world has been in a period of rapid change since the start of the industrial revolution some 200 years ago. The transition to heavy fossil fuel...

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