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Policy Brief



Business Statesmanship and Sustainable Capitalism: Can Corporate Leaders Help Put America and American Business Back on Track?

To celebrate the Committee for Economic Development’s (CED’s) 75th anniversary in 2017, CED will renew our founding principles through a multi-year program that will test the viability of “sustainable capitalism,” an economic system based to date on private property, competitive markets, and the rule of law.  This paper, Business Statesmanship and Sustainable Capitalism, is the first in a series of reports CED will develop leading up to our 75th anniversary.

This paper is but one step along a difficult path that is intended to stimulate change within the U.S. business community and the country more broadly.  Some suggestions are embedded throughout this report:


Date Published
May 28, 2013

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