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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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How are you promoting <IR>? ACCA insights

19 August 2015 in IIRC's news

An interview with Alan Hatfield, Executive Director of Strategy & Development, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Why does your organization support <IR>?  ACCA is a long standing supporter and promoter of <IR>, as we recognise that is a vital advance in reporting. We are a member of the IIRC’s Council, and through this coalition of …

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Training in Integrated Reporting to help businesses develop skills

5 August 2015 in News releases

A new Competence Matrix, which focuses on a global approach to training in Integrated Reporting, has just been released by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). It is a first step towards providing clear guidance on the skills and experience needed to be an effective practitioner in <IR> and is aimed at helping organizations to …

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