Paul Kearns

Paul Kearns has been specialising in putting a hard value on “human intangibles” for more than 25 years. As a professional in the field of human capital management, he was one of the founders of the Maturity Institute (MI), a multi-disciplinary body he now chairs, which measures organisational effectiveness and produces comparative company ratings. MI has produced clear evidence to reveal strong links between corporate governance, human capital management and company valuation. This has drawn attention from the investment community and regulators at the New York Fed and the Bank of England. Paul is also a prolific writer of books and articles concentrating on professionalism and effective strategies in human capital management and has been teaching at executive and MBA level for many years.

Latest Articles by Paul Kearns

  1. ESG strategy icons over green cityscape

    16 February, 2021

    Why ESG strategy is a complex corporate challenge for boards

    ESG is not about compliance. It is about ensuring three core areas of corporate responsibility come together strategically.

  1. sustainability, environment, ESG, ethics, inclusive capitalism

    21 August, 2017

    Inclusive capitalism and total stakeholder value: the ideal marriage

    In response to Board Agenda’s interview with Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild on inclusive capitalism, Paul Kearns of the Maturity Institute continues the debate with the idea that “inclusive” really should mean inclusive.

  1. 1 August, 2017

    Human capital disclosure – resist, comply or exploit?

    Efforts to improve global reporting on human capital management represents a major shift in corporate governance, and offers companies a competitive advantage that no board should ignore.