Companies that have as their goal to maximize profit or value for investors are creating a huge disparity in wealth between the top 1% and the rest of the population. Instead, companies should have as their goal optimal profit. This puts the goal of making profits or worth for the investors within parameters that help sustain a healthy country and economy. Those parameters would be to have employees and those who work for the companies be given wages that provide them with more than enough to sustain a typical family and have extra income for investing and other expenditures.
Optimal profit goals provides for a sustainable society and economy.
How to incentivize companies to go for Optimal Profit? Reduction of taxes based on their success in acheiving Optimal Profit.
With Optimal Profit, investors win because they do earn via a sustainable format. Workers win because they have incomes that can adequetly provide for their famiilies. The government wins because it has less people to take care of and more people able to spend and create a healthy economy.
What do you think?