IIRC Newsletter – Conference Special

23 May 2019 in Newsletter

On 16 and 17 May 2019, over 250 business, investor, accountancy and regulatory leaders met in London to pave the way for alignment in corporate reporting around the concept of value creation. Find out more about what was discussed, shared and debated via our Conference Special Newsletter.

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Italian Body for Business Reporting – OIBR – launched

22 May 2019 in IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news, News releases

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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Speech from Dominic Barton, Chair, International Integrated Reporting Council, to the IIRC Global Conference “Inspiring Alignment through Value-Creation”

17 May 2019 in Blog posts

Speech from Dominic Barton, Chair, International Integrated Reporting Council, to the IIRC Global Conference “Inspiring Alignment through Value-Creation”, London, 17 May 2019 I’d like to start by explaining why I’m committed to and interested in helping to drive integrated reporting and integrated thinking into the system.  Second, I want to give a sense of where …

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

16 May 2019 in IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news, News releases

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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Richard Howitt on what really drives value

10 May 2019 in In the news

This is an interview Q&A with CEO Richard Howitt by Pivot Magazine and CPA Canada. The original article can be read here.   Richard Howitt has a long history of pushing companies to do good. Born in England, he spent nearly two decades as an elected member of the European Parliament, where he served as special …

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Game-changing governance set to reshape Indian corporate culture

24 April 2019 in Blog posts

Whilst game-changing governance is set to reshape the Indian corporate culture, impetus should also be on making the culture effective and ethical, finds IR Magazine’s Andrew Holt It’s not hyperbole to say that 2018 was a corporate governance game-changer for India. It was the year the securities regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India …

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One month countdown to global IIRC Conference

23 April 2019 in News releases

Some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners from the fields of business, investment and finance will convene in London on 16 and 17 May for the 2019 Global Conference of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). The conference entitled ‘Inspiring Alignment through value-creation’, will address global progress on how the myriad of different reporting …

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Many paths, one direction: The compass of integrated reporting that shows the way

18 April 2019 in Blog posts

India is one of the fastest growing economies. Yet, corporate reporting in India faces many headwinds.  Regulatory pressures have led to companies producing many different reports – annual reports, CSR reports, Business Responsibility Reports (BRR), sustainability reports and reports that indicate compliance with emission and effluent standards. This has led to a multiplicity of reports …

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