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Board Agenda: IIRC seeks global feedback on integrated reporting

3 March 2017

International Integrated Reporting Council launches worldwide call for feedback on the use of integrated reporting. The body that created integrated reporting, the system of financial reporting that prioritises long-term value creation, and which has gained popularity internationally, has made a worldwide call for feedback on its use and implementation. You can read the full article …

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Environmental Leader: How Does Your Firm Use Integrated Reporting — Or Why Doesn’t It? IIRC Wants to Know

3 March 2017

Does your company use integrated reporting? The International Integrated Reporting Framework wants feedback from businesses about this approach to corporate reporting — the organization released the International <IR> Framework in 2013 — and today launched a worldwide call for feedback on its implementation. You can read the full article here How Does Your Firm Use …

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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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Ethical Boardroom: A roadmap for long-term value creation in the capital markets

23 February 2017

By Richard Howitt – CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council Let me suggest a new take on the debate about shifting to long-termism – something investors are often portrayed as having little interest in. It is true that there is a natural tendency to review outcomes frequently and base investment decisions on recent history and events. It …

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IIRC response to UK government on corporate governance reform

17 February 2017

On 17 February 2017 the International Integrated Reporting Council submitted a response to the UK government’s consultation on corporate governance reform. The IIRC’s responses to questions posed by the government can be found below. Is there a need to improve public trust in large UK companies? If so, what actions do you think government and business …

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IIRC responds to FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

11 February 2017

The IIRC responded to consultation on the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations on 10 February 2017: The IIRC welcomes the recommendation that companies should ‘integrate’ their risk management in the face of the threat of climate change, made in the report from the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The IIRC …

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The Bruce Column — Pushing stakeholders towards value creation and the long term

10 February 2017

Robert Bruce reports on moves towards widespread adoption of integrated reporting and the direction taken at the recent joint conference of the International Corporate Governance Network and the International Integrated Reporting Council. For integrated reporting this year is intended to be a time of strategic initiatives aimed at making the reporting system a principle of …

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New North American lead to put Integrated Reporting at the heart of business agenda across the continent

25 January 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announces the appointment of Bob Laux as its North American Lead. Prior to joining the IIRC, Laux led the Treasury Controller Group at Microsoft, responsible for the accounting and disclosure of Microsoft’s USD 100 billion treasury portfolio. Many of America’s leading brands have adopted Integrated Reporting over recent …

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IIRC welcomes significant endorsement of Integrated Reporting by IFAC

11 January 2017

The International Federation of Accountants has released a paper stating that “Integrated Reporting is the way to achieve a more coherent corporate reporting system, fulfilling the need for a single report that provides a fuller picture of organizations’ ability to create value over time”. The paper sets out IFAC’s strong support for the IIRC and …

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