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New Malaysian Corporate Governance Code calls on companies to move towards Integrated Reporting

26 April 2017

26 April 2017 – Malaysian companies are being called on to adopt Integrated Reporting, as part of the Malaysian Corporate Governance Code launched today by the Securities Commission Malaysia. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed this launch, which is an important development in a country which is using corporate reporting and governance reform …

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Ayala Corporation releases its first Integrated Report

21 April 2017

Ayala Corporation, one of the largest and oldest business groups in the Philippines, has just released its first Integrated Report. Integrated Reporting was included in the Philippines Corporate Governance Code which came into force on 1 January 2017 and is expected to encourage increasing number of companies to use the International <IR> Framework. The early …

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IIRC launches global call for feedback on business implementation of Integrated Reporting

2 March 2017

Three years after publication of the International Integrated Reporting Framework for companies to adopt a forward-looking, broader approach to their corporate reporting aligned to long-term value creation, the global coalition supporting the transition is launching a worldwide call for feedback on its implementation, today Wednesday 1 March 2017. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is announcing …

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Comment from CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council on SEBI circular

7 February 2017

Welcoming the news that the Securities and Exchange Board of India has published a circular asking the top 500 listed companies in India to adopt Integrated Reporting Richard Howitt, CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council said: “This official circular from the securities regulator in India to the country’s top 500 companies, is another breakthrough moment for Integrated Reporting …

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BLOOMBERG-LED TCFD RECOMMENDATIONS CAN “EXTEND DISCLOSURE HORIZONS” – IIRC

14 December 2016

The recommendation that companies should  ‘integrate’ their risk management in the face of the threat of climate change, made in the report from the Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures launched today (Wednesday 14 December), has been welcomed by the global coalition responsible for driving integrated reporting in the world. Richard Howitt, …

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Global governance and reporting bodies convene business leaders to drive shift towards long-termism globally

6 December 2016

Leaders in business, investment and standard setting will meet in London today for a global conference hosted in joint partnership – for the first time – by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). The two-day conference, which convenes over 350 people from more than 30 markets, signals a call …

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IIRC CEO, Richard Howitt, welcomes FRC tiering of signatories to the Stewardship Code

14 November 2016

Commenting on the UK Financial Reporting Council’s tiering of signatories to the Stewardship Code Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council said: “The adoption of stewardship codes is becoming a feature of best practice corporate governance around the world. The FRC’s focus on ensuring the highest quality of reporting by fund managers against …

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CEO of Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, Louise Davidson, joins IIRC Board

20 September 2016

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announces the appointment of Louise Davidson, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, to its Board of Directors. Louise has over twenty years’ expertise in the financial services and superannuation industry. Louise Davidson’s appointment to the IIRC Board of Directors will ensure the perspective of …

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Richard Howitt appointed as next Chief Executive Officer of the IIRC

5 September 2016

Global corporate reporting organization, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), today announces that its board of directors has appointed Richard Howitt, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Mr Howitt will succeed outgoing CEO Paul Druckman on 1 November 2016 and will step down as an MEP to coincide …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

30 March 2016

A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches by eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting is released today. The principles in this paper represent common foundational principles that participants of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue believe to be broadly consistent with all forms of standards’ development and business reporting to stakeholders. The Corporate …

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