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Standard setters and framework providers to support better reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals

28 February 2019 in IIRC's news

Major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers have today [28 February 2019] released a position paper supporting the development of better reporting guidelines for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Participants of the ‘Corporate Reporting Dialogue’ – an initiative convened by the International Integrated Reporting Council bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers internationally …

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Revised Australian Corporate Governance Code encourages adoption of integrated reporting

27 February 2019 in IIRC's news

The International Integrated Reporting Council welcomes the publication of the revised Australian Corporate Governance Code, which references the role integrated reporting can play in providing investors with a broader range of information to inform their investment decisions. Integrated reporting also forms a part of Recommendation 7.4 of the code, which looks at disclosure on environmental and …

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On Governance: How Integrated Reporting Helps Define and Measure Value

22 February 2019 in Blog posts

‘On Governance’ is a series of guest blog posts from corporate governance thought leaders. The series, which is curated by the Conference Board Governance Center research team, is meant to serve as a way to spark discussion on some of the most important corporate governance issues. This is the first part of a two-part series about …

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Using reporting to drive integrated thinking

21 February 2019 in Blog posts

We recently hosted an introductory course in integrated thinking for our clients and a few colleagues. What we learned was quite inspiring – over the last eight years, the gap between “better practice disclosure” and corporate communication is closing fast. A business’ social licence to operate and its role in sustainable value creation are genuinely …

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Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) joins the Network

21 February 2019 in IIRC's news

ICMAP, the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan, have joined the <IR> Business Network. The organization has released the following statement expressing their delight in joining: “Global businesses are now aligning themselves with investors’ needs and adopting the integrated reporting model to create value for their organization and others. We are pleased that integrated …

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The new reputational landscape

19 February 2019 in Blog posts

According to the Edelman ‘Trust Barometer’, trust in business now stands at just 43%. What’s more, the 2018 Reputation Dividend Report estimates that corporate reputation is now directly responsible for an average of 38% of market capitalisation of FTSE 350 companies. With these stark statistics in mind, we have dedicated issue 4 of our thought-leadership publication, ‘Reporting Matters’ …

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Restore the Earth Foundation integrated International Integrated Reporting Framework into its platform

11 February 2019 in In the news

Restore the Earth Foundation has announced the latest update to the ‘Restore the Earth EcoMetrics platform’, for the first time integrating the International Integrated Reporting Framework. Announcing the launch of this new platform, Restore the Earth Foundation stated: EcoMetrics is an innovative suite of analytic and reporting tools designed to forecast, assess and account for, …

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New report looks at benefits of ‘Integrated Reporting in Turkey’

6 February 2019 in IIRC's news

A new report, ‘Integrated Reporting in Turkey’,  carried out in cooperation with the Center for Finance Corporate Governance and Sustainability, ACCA and KPMG Turkey has been published. The report aims to reveal perspectives of the Turkish business world through the lens of integrated reporting, the current corporate reporting practices, and the future expectations and orientations of the …

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IIRC welcomes World Economic Forum white paper: Seeking Return on ESG – Advancing the Reporting Ecosystem to Unlock Impact for Business and Society

24 January 2019 in IIRC's news

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes the publication of the World Economic Forum (WEF) white paper, ‘Seeking Return on ESG: Advancing the Reporting Ecosystem to Unlock Impact for Business and Society’, today (Thursday 24 January), in which the IIRC has been a partner. The consensus behind the 80 bodies – including WEF Managing Director Richard …

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