Full Steam Ahead: Adapting to a New Era of Business

Kira Ciccarelli

Hosts: Dottie Schindlinger, Executive Director, Diligent Institute and Meghan Day, Vice President of Marketing, Diligent ESG & Data Intelligence

Guest: Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune Media


In this episode of the Corporate Director Podcast, Alan Murray, CEO of Fortune Media, discusses the biggest challenge facing companies today, the future of stakeholder capitalism and ESG amid political blowback and stories from his latest book, Tomorrow’s Capitalist:  My Search for the Soul of Business.

In this episode: 

  1. Inside Tomorrow's Capitalist: Murray discusses key takeaways and stories from his latest book. 
  2. The State of Stakeholder Capitalism: Murray talks through some of the stories he's following closely when it comes to the progression of stakeholder-centric forms of capitalism. 
  3. ESG Blowback: Murray dives into recent political backlash against ESG and whether it will last. 

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Kira Ciccarelli
Kira Ciccarelli is Lead Researcher at the Diligent Institute, the think tank and research arm of Diligent Corporation. Her work focuses on conducting and providing governance research to inform director decision-making and guide best practices. Kira is one of the producers of The Corporate Director Podcast.