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Sustainability: Missing the Mark

There is a fundamental problem in the use of the word “sustainability” as it is being applied to corporate reporting: there are two, vastly different, issues at play. For many adherents to the concept, sustainability is about the evolution of … Continue reading

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How material is Human Capital?

In the knowledge economy, human capital or “people” are the most important resource that an organization uses. ALL people are important to an organization – professionals and skilled, semi-skilled or unskilled – they are all part of the system that … Continue reading

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Socially irresponsible tax avoidance

The world is gradually trying to make corporations more transparent, accountable and responsible through approaches such as The International Integrated Reporting Council’s (IIRC) <IR> framework and supported by standards such as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Sustainability Accounting … Continue reading

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Company Engagement with OMINDEX® Scales Up for Total Stakeholder Value (TSV™)

The Maturity Institute (MI) has been building the infrastructure needed to support a form of capitalism predicated on Total Stakeholder Value (TSV). At the very core of our strategy is OMINDEX® – a rating scale that applies a set of … Continue reading

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Are you a ‘Total Stakeholder Value’ leader for a post Coronavirus world?

“…. the great test all countries will soon face is whether current feelings of common purpose will shape society after the crisis.” “Virus lays bare the frailty of the social contract – Radical reforms are required to forge a society that … Continue reading

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Is Covid-19 waking the world up to the necessity of a ‘Total Stakeholder Value’ system?

Richard Walker, MD of Iceland Foods, was fast out of the blocks on Covid-19: understanding that the most vulnerable of his company’s customer base needed help and being quick to provide it. By setting aside specific time for elderly and … Continue reading

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MI’s OMINDEX® enters mainstream equity research and financial analysis

The Maturity Institute is excited and proud to announce that it has formed an alliance with OMS LLP and Redburn (Europe) Limited, a leading equity research firm, to take OMINDEX® into mainstream financial and equity analysis via “Redburn Purpose”. The … Continue reading

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Davos: 50 years old and still no working model for a new world system of Total Stakeholder Value

Davos this year coincides with the 50th birthday of the World Economic Forum (WEF). So Gillian Tett, under the FT’s Moral Money series, chose this opportunity to ask its founder, Klaus Schwab, a list of fundamental questions about the relevance … Continue reading

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Business Roundtable Statement: Context dictates what CEOs and their management consultants can do.

This is Part 7 in our BRT Series – see parts 1,  2,  3,  4,  5,  6 It is a truism that management consultants can only be as good as the organizational context in which they work. This has been … Continue reading

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If business schools can no longer teach ‘Friedman’ and profit maximisation – who, and what, should they teach?

Part 6 in our continuing series on the implications of ‘BRT’– see parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 Critical observers have been monitoring the seismic tremors underneath business education for many years. Now, the high salaries for MBA alumni are even more questionable, since … Continue reading

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