Volume III| April 2021
Family Enterprise Insights

Communication. ESG investing. Business growth. These are three important topics for family enterprises and are subjects of study in the Global Family Enterprise Program. In this volume of Family Enterprise Insights, you'll find research on communication, power and influence that is directly transferable to family-owned businesses. If you own or work for a family office, you'll find guidance on how to incorporate ESG investing into your family portfolios. And, you'll find inspiration to grow your own business from the story of an entrepreneurial alum.

We’re delighted to share insightful research, wisdom, and advice from leading global scholars, family enterprise principals, and expert practitioners with our global community because we know it’s important to you and to society. 

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Professor Andrea Prat and colleagues study the information flows that arise among a set of agents with local knowledge and directed payoff interactions. 

Family offices are receiving increasing pressure from their family clients to incorporate ESG investing into their portfolios. This article, by Global Family Enterprise Program Managing Director Patricia Angus and Sr. Associate Director Camille Korschun '02, reviews the issue and provides guidance.

Co-founder of Blue Nectar Tequila, Nikhil Bahadur ’12 turned his passion for the Mexican spirit into an award-winning brand.

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