Adopting a capital allocation approach that lets CEOs, CFOs and other top executives focus on the long term can help future-proof a business and increase shareholder returns. Surprisingly, in an EY survey of more than 500 global CFOs, 72% admit their company’s capital allocation process needs improvement.
In this video clip, Salli Schwartz of Moody’s, Greg Psihas of Lockheed Martin, and Loren Garruto and Mike Lawley of EY list their top take-aways and insights from the webcast discussion topics:
- Making capital allocation decisions amid disruption
- Overcoming barriers that impede agility
- Making better investment decisions using the right data and metrics
- Gaining investor trust
- Creating a company culture that supports healthy debate to challenge assumptions
- Clear communication to stakeholders about the capital allocation strategy
Watch the full video replay of Making the right capital allocation decisions and read our report, Is your capital allocation strategy driving or diminishing shareholder returns?, which explores three key questions every CFO and CEO needs to answer about investment decision-making:
- Can we react quickly enough to opportunities and threats?
- Are we making objective, unbiased decisions?
- Are we returning cash to shareholders at the right time, and in the right way?