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Why integrated reporting suits our investment philosophy

9 January 2019

Dr Roland Rott, Head of ESG at La Française Asset Management, shares his insights into why La Française has signed the IIRC’s investor statement signalling its support for integrated reporting We are delighted to sign the Investor Statement of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in support for integrated reporting. By doing so we want …

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New alignment project can ‘cut the clutter’ in business reporting

7 November 2018

Business knows it has to change to survive. The concept of ‘business as usual’ has become redundant. It is now commonplace in business circles to hear dire warnings about how artificial intelligence will fundamentally disrupt today’s business models, how the contract between business and society is breaking down, and how climate change adaptation will strand …

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Changing the way companies disclose, operate and think

17 October 2018

The IIRC was founded in 2010 with the goal to provide tooling, modeling and thought leadership to represent how companies around the world work and measure success in the 21st century. The goal was to create a globally accepted framework for a process that results in communications by an organization about value creation over time. With …

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Integrated reporting in the United States

10 October 2018

In August, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted, “In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked …

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The Impact of Asking the Question…

10 October 2018

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) include among its commitments the undertaking by signatories that they will incorporate ESG issues into their practices and seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which they invest. One practical illustration of this, not to be underestimated, is to simply ask investee entities during engagements: Do …

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How does higher education create and demonstrate value?

19 September 2018

In his introduction to Advance HE’s recent conference to launch its new report “Let’s talk value: How universities create value for students staff and society by Professor Carol Adams, Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council, shared his perspective demonstrating the value universities create. There appears to be a real mismatch between the multi-dimensional value …

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A shift in perspective – how universities create value

4 September 2018

Jyoti Banerjee, strategic advisor to the IIRC, highlights that by adopting the principles of integrated thinking and reporting, universities can move away from a focus on reporting short term financial metrics to a multi-stakeholder approach which offers compelling narratives about their value. As CFO of Exeter University, Andrew Connolly is always seeking to balance the …

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