ATT: Integrated reporting – reassuring your stakeholders

Posted
28 June, 2017

In an uncertain world, investors are increasingly looking for more than financial results when making investment decisions.

Memories of the financial crash have cast a long shadow – even when things look good on paper, the examples of Lehman Brothers, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have shown that seemingly robust financials are not always as cast-iron as they might appear.

How to address this problem? Integrated Reporting <IR> is a way of creating a more robust picture of your business health. By measuring a range of variables, and focusing on long-term growth instead of (merely) short-term financial soundness, <IR> ensures the business is geared for sustainable future. Not only does this benefit the company itself, it gives reassurance to your stakeholders that you are a profitable and sustainable business. Further, due to <IR>’s focus on ethical transparency, you can demonstrate that your company meets its environmental, social and human capital responsibilities too.

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