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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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The Accountancy profession needs to up its game

5 August 2015 in Blog posts

I recently had the opportunity to participate on a panel session on Integrated Reporting <IR> at the Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference in Los Angeles.  The panel was moderated by Carlos Martin Tornero, Editor of The Accountant magazine.  Carlos’ first question was “why did you become interested in <IR> in the first place”?  My …

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July Newsletter

31 July 2015 in Newsletter

In this issue: Help us to develop training on <IR> to meet market needs Sri Lanka latest country to see economic benefit of <IR> Inside stories that will enable you to advance your <IR> journey In case you missed them… <IR> resources

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The adoption of the EU Non-Financial Directive in Germany

30 July 2015 in Blog posts

The German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has issued a concept paper on the adoption of the EU non-financial directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups. Currently, there is a lively debate going on in Germany about the pros and cons of “non-financial” information in financial …

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More than a third of Dutch listed companies are working towards <IR>

15 July 2015 in News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed the increased take up of Integrated Reporting by Dutch firms in a new report just published. Eumedion, which represent institutional investors’ interests in corporate governance in the Netherlands, have found that “more than one-third of Dutch listed companies are working on preparations for changing over to Integrated …

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