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IIRC Chief Executive stepping down

20 June 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is today, 20 June 2019, announcing that its Chief Executive Officer Richard Howitt is stepping down with effect from 21 June 2019 after nearly three years’ service. Barry Melancon, IIRC Board Chair, said: “I would like to thank Richard for all his efforts to drive the growth of integrated …

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Integrate SDGs in the company’s full reporting cycle, “not just the contents page” – new UNCTAD/IIRC initiative

3 June 2019

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can and must be integrated in to corporate reporting, according to a new agreement signed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) signed this week. UNCTAD and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have today [Monday 3 June 2019] signed an updated memorandum of understanding (MoU), in which …

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Italian Body for Business Reporting – OIBR – launched

22 May 2019

The Italian Body for Business Reporting – sustainability, non-financial and integrated reporting (OIBR) will come together for the first time in June 2019. A range of Italian stakeholders are setting up this new body, including large companies, SMEs, universities, professional and sector-based associations, and non-profit entities. The body will continue with the objectives and long-standing …

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Value of Value: The New Long-Term Horizon for Business Leaders

20 May 2019

A majority of executives, nearly 9 out of 10, say that organizations need to do a better job focusing on wider value considerations beyond financial performance, according to a pulse check survey included in a new brief Purpose and Profit. Those considerations include value created for society and co-created through external relationships. The brief, compiled by …

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Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC: Inspiring Global Alignment through Value Creation

16 May 2019

Opening Speech to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Global Conference 2019, by Richard Howitt, IIRC Chief Executive, London, 16 May 2019. The International Integrated Reporting Council welcomes all of the participants to our Global Conference 2019, drawn from business and investment, from regulators and academia; from our ‘family’ within our own governance, our Ambassadors and …

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The future of the accounting and audit must – and will – be broader than a focus on finance – message at global conference

16 May 2019

Meeting at a time when the future of the global accountancy and auditing is under worldwide scrutiny, experts at the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Global Conference taking place this week [16 and 17 May 2019] in London, conclude that alignment around the wider concept of value creation is the only viable future for accountancy. An in-depth …

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IIRC Newsletter

16 April 2019

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published April 2019: One month to go until the IIRC’s Global Conference 2019. Register today: IIRC Global Conference 2019 Corporate Reporting Dialogue Better Alignment Project: Consultation survey now open The IIRC has published a set of answers to some of the most frequently asked questions IIRC Council meets …

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IIRC announced as affiliate of Annual Net Impact Approaches Conference, 23 May 2019

8 April 2019

This year, the IIRC is pleased to be one of six Affiliates supporting the annual Net Impact Approaches Conference to be held on 23 May 2019 in London. The event convenes leading experts and organizations to discuss the latest initiatives, and best practice, around businesses and financial institutions measuring and valuing environmental and social impacts, and …

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Insights from a seminar on integrated reporting: A tool for financial stability and sustainable development

22 March 2019

Celebrating 25 years of engagement in India on 12 March 2019, Australia’s Deakin University – in association with the Indian School of Business based in Hyderabad – organized an international seminar on ‘Integrated Reporting: A Tool for Financial Stability & Sustainable Development’, with the support of KPMG India as Consulting Partner. Given the Securities and Exchange Board …

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