The origins of capitalism: A privilege with a purpose

Using private capital for public good

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Matt Crossman of Rathbones Investment Management
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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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