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ProBono Australia: Global Integrated Reporting Still Has Room for Improvement

10 May 2017 in IIRC's news

The adoption of Integrated Reporting, or <IR>, by corporates can be challenging but generates tangible organizational, reputational and commercial benefits, according to a new analysis. The Insights into Integrated Reporting report, published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), reviewed 41 corporate reports from around the world, with one of the main reviewers being …

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Accounting and Business: Clear view

10 May 2017 in IIRC's news

Integrated Reporting has come a long way since its roots in corporate sustainability, and accountants have a vital part to play in it, says IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt. ‘This great global coalition’ is how its newly appointed CEO, Richard Howitt, describes the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). The coalition is one that involves business, …

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NQ Magazine: Creating value – everyone’s a winner

8 May 2017 in IIRC's news

Neil Stevenson explains how organizations can create value for themselves whilst also creating value for others. Corporate governance is often considered to be about codes and processes, rather than individual responsibility to contribute to a culture of integrity and responsibility. Of course it is vital that codes are well constructed and processes effectively designed and …

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Future of Corporate Reporting

4 May 2017 in Blog posts

In October of 2015 Accountancy Europe – at that time, the Federation of European Accountants – issued a discussion paper entitled The Future of Corporate Reporting – creating the dynamics for change. It questions how corporate reporting needs to adapt to economic reality and stakeholder expectations. The discussion it generated has been incredibly fruitful and …

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Accountancy Europe: Accountancy Europe Digital Day – looking ahead

3 May 2017 in IIRC's news

On 29 March we organised the Accountancy Europe Digital Day. Olivier Boutellis‐Taft and Jyoti Banerjee share their views after the event. Since the clay tokens of around 7000 BC, the accountancy profession has a good track record of adapting to technological innovation. As with all waves of change, many say this time is different; it …

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Accountancy Journal: The Business Model and the Capitals

3 May 2017 in IIRC's news

By Graham Terry BCom (UCT), CA(SA), IIRC Ambassador; consultant on integrated thinking and reporting This is part two of a three-part series on integrated reporting. In the first article, we tracked trends and improvements that we have seen over the first six years since the introduction of integrated reporting in South Africa. In this article, …

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HKICPA A Plus Magazine: Interview with Richard Howitt

28 April 2017 in IIRC's news

Richard Howitt wants to bring a new ‘global norm’ to financial reporting. The British Politician, now Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council, is on a mission to promote good governance, long-term investment and climate risk management to the business mainstream. “We are coming out of a breakthrough phase for integrated reporting which …

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Accounting Today: ACCA hosts accounting leaders at Integrated Reporting event

27 April 2017 in IIRC's news

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants welcomed top officials from some of the world’s leading accounting organizations to an event highlighting the growing importance of integrated reporting. Leaders of the ACCA, the International Integrated Reporting Council and the Institute of Management Accountants welcomed the heads of the International Accounting Standards Board, the International Federation of …

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

26 April 2017 in News releases

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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