David Webber

David H. Webber is a professor of law and Paul M. Siskind Scholar at Boston University. His critically acclaimed book, "The Rise of the Working-Class Shareholder: Labor’s Last Best Weapon," was published by Harvard University Press and has catalyzed reform in how unions and worker pension funds invest their retirement assets. He teaches the Pensions and Capital Stewardship class in the Harvard Trade Union program, where he is a core faculty member.

CEOs Have Real Incentives To Promote ESG

In new research, Michal Barzuza, Quinn Curtis, and David Webber create a framework explaining why CEOs have powerful incentives to promote ESG, why these incentives are distinct from those of shareholders, why they are powerful despite the lack of governance mechanisms, and why they are at times excessive or skewed.

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