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Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century

21 October 2015 in Blog posts

More and more investors are using Integrated Reporting to inform resource allocation. Will Martindale Head of Policy at the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), explores the positive duties on investors to integrate more than financial information into their investment decisions. Fiduciary duty may well be two of the most important words in finance – …

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September Newsletter

5 October 2015 in Newsletter

IIRC appoints new Board to enhance the global reach and influence of <IR> Don’t miss out: 2015 Official <IR> Convention Have you responded to the IFRS Foundation Trustees’ Review and Structure and Effectiveness? Business arm of G20 identifies the very real potential benefit behind <IR> #17 – Which Global Goal are you supporting? <IR> Training …

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Enabling widespread adoption of <IR> through the B20 Infrastructure & Investment Taskforce

2 October 2015 in Blog posts

As noted in the 2015 B20 Infrastructure & Investment Taskforce Policy Paper, every year, approximately $9 trillion is spent on infrastructure, of which $2.6 trillion goes into economic infrastructure – transportation, power and water and telecommunications. Over the next 15 years, the gap in economic infrastructure is forecast to reach $15  – $20 trillion. Solutions …

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Why the B20 SMEs & Entrepreneurship Taskforce is advocating for <IR>

1 October 2015 in Blog posts

It’s a well-known fact that SMEs and entrepreneurs provide the backbone to economies around the world. Indeed, SMEs employ more than two thirds of the global private sector workforce and provide more than 80% of net job growth. But it is also well-known that a significantly high proportion fail before they can get off the …

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Outing the outcomes

1 October 2015 in Blog posts

South Africa’s Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) has tasked its Working Group to come up with an information paper on Outcomes. The reason is that too few companies are getting this right in their integrated reports. It’s an area needing improvement that doesn’t appear to be particular to the South African reports. When asking international colleagues to …

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IIRC appoints new Board to enhance the global reach and influence of Integrated Reporting

29 September 2015 in IIRC's news, News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has appointed a new Board of Directors. The new Board is reflective of the global reach and influence of Integrated Reporting <IR> across a broad range of areas, including Africa, North and South America, Asia, Europe and Oceania. It reflects the nature of the global coalition that is enhancing …

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August Newsletter

4 September 2015 in Newsletter

In this edition: Influential investors call for <IR> as best practice for governance <IR>’s goals of financial stability and sustainable development have never been more important New collaboration with Center for Corporate Reporting to spread <IR> in Switzerland Applying the <IR> concept of ‘the capitals’ in the banking industry

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Information needs to be interconnected for investors to understand how to use it

3 September 2015 in Blog posts

Integrated Reporting can enable investors to make investment decisions with greater confidence and over longer time horizons. But for Integrated Reporting to become mainstream, investors need to recognize its potential and start demanding the companies they invest in produce the type of information Integrated Reporting offers. Only then will the full benefits of this reporting evolution …

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A toolkit for inclusive capitalism

3 September 2015 in Blog posts

As the boundary of financial relevance expands and policymakers reach for new solutions, they must incentivise behaviour that builds long-term value and give businesses and investors the right tools, argues Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC Policymakers around the world are starting to grapple with a fundamental economic truth: that the boundary of financial relevance …

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