Author Archives: Stuart Woollard

MI’s first textbook: The Mature Corporation – a Model of Responsible Capitalism

Paul Kearns and Stuart Woollard’s new book: “The Mature Corporation – a Model of Responsible Capitalism” (Cambridge Scholars) is now available. You can keep up to date on news, events and reviews of the book at https://www.thematurecorporation.com  Orders can now be made online (20% … Continue reading

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Why Good Companies Create Better Outcomes – our ‘Value Scotland’ launch

We are delighted to announce a world first for the Maturity Institute’s whole system, Total Stakeholder Value Model of capitalism, as we launch our project to apply mature thinking and practice across a whole, national economy. The Value Scotland project is … Continue reading

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Maturity Institute (MI) and KBA Consulting Group announce a revolution in the quantification of company “intangibles” to align business and societal value

Press Release: for immediate distribution Using three research case studies, including Unilever and Barclays, MI and KBA today announce a revolutionary breakthrough in the measurement of company intangibles – factors including corporate governance, company culture and the management of human … Continue reading

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‘Value Scotland’: a National programme for improving organisational maturity

The Maturity Institute (MI) set out in 2012 to pursue its over-arching goal of maximising societal value through improving organisational maturity (OM); using a single measure of  Total Stakeholder Value (TSV). Since then our research has enabled us to develop widely … Continue reading

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Establishing A New Gold Standard in Company Valuation

The Maturity Institute is delighted to announce a collaborative project integrating its OMINDEX ratings and Total Stakeholder Value standard with a unique long-term measure of economic profit (EP Bow Wave analysis). This exciting development comes out of an MI-inspired collaboration … Continue reading

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Truly responsible investors fuse social mission with corporate performance

There is more confusion in the world of investment today than there has ever been. Historically, the most contentious debate has been around differing perspectives on value (short or long term, shareholder or other stakeholders?). More recently, further confusion has … Continue reading

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MI and KBA to combine OMINDEX and Long-Term Economic Profit “Bow Wave” Analysis

Maturity Institute (MI) and The KBA Consulting Group (KBA) announce collaborative project to combine the power of OMINDEX with the ability to understand value in terms of a Bow Wave of Expected Economic Profits delivered over the long term. MI’s … Continue reading

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MI on “Ideas to Reduce the Chance of Another Global Financial Crisis” at the House of Commons

Stuart Woollard was delighted to speak for the Maturity Institute as part of the Transparency Task Force’s Financial Stability team, which presented its White Paper at the House of Commons on 7 February. Stuart’s speech can be viewed here and … Continue reading

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Has Larry Fink just called time on profit maximisation?

Back in 1970, Milton Friedman helped to forge the current business paradigm by advising companies that profit maximisation and serving shareholders was what really mattered; and that by doing so, companies would be serving society too. After decades of myriad … Continue reading

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‘A corrupted financial system with a state aided, global cartel fostering mistrust, exhibiting obsolescence and damaging Total Stakeholder Value – all in plain sight’

Press Release: Maturity Institute releases preliminary report on Big 4 accounting firms London, 23 October 2017: ‘A corrupted financial system with a state aided, global cartel fostering mistrust, exhibiting obsolescence and damaging Total Stakeholder Value – all in plain sight.’ … Continue reading

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