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IIRC response to UK government on corporate governance reform

17 February 2017 in IIRC's news

On 17 February 2017 the International Integrated Reporting Council submitted a response to the UK government’s consultation on corporate governance reform. The IIRC’s responses to questions posed by the government can be found below. Is there a need to improve public trust in large UK companies? If so, what actions do you think government and business …

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IIRC responds to FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

11 February 2017 in IIRC's news

The IIRC responded to consultation on the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations on 10 February 2017: The IIRC welcomes the recommendation that companies should ‘integrate’ their risk management in the face of the threat of climate change, made in the report from the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The IIRC …

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The Bruce Column — Pushing stakeholders towards value creation and the long term

10 February 2017 in IIRC's news

Robert Bruce reports on moves towards widespread adoption of integrated reporting and the direction taken at the recent joint conference of the International Corporate Governance Network and the International Integrated Reporting Council. For integrated reporting this year is intended to be a time of strategic initiatives aimed at making the reporting system a principle of …

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IIRC Newsletter

9 February 2017 in Newsletter

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published February 2017: Significant endorsement of Integrated Reporting by International Federation of Accountants Securities and Exchange Board of India asks top 500 Indian companies to adopt Integrated Reporting China moves towards Integrated Reporting Former vice-chairman of the International Accounting Standards Board, Ian Mackintosh, appointed new Chair of …

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Public Finance: Reporting lines – interview with International Integrated Reporting Council Chief Richard Howitt

8 February 2017 in In the news

Integrated reporting will help public bodies to demonstrate value and rebuild trust, says Richard Howitt of the International Integrated Reporting Council. Moving jobs from Brussels to London, Richard Howitt is probably something of a trendsetter. But, while many Brits are likely to leave Europe because of Brexit, Howitt’s reason is different. The former MEP came …

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Re-aligning the capital markets for today’s needs

8 February 2017 in Blog posts

In December 2016, the IIRC’s official conference, in partnership with the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), brought together 400 people from over 30 countries around the world. Following our introductory conference article in last month’s newsletter, here we report on the key messages, issues and debates arising from Plenary One, which focused on ‘Aligning the …

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The Times of India: SEBI asks top 500 listed companies to adopt integrated reporting

8 February 2017 in In the news

NEW DELHI: To improve disclosure standards and help shareholders make informed decision, markets regulator SEBI today asked top 500 listed companies to voluntarily adopt integrated reporting framework from next financial year. Such reporting will indicate a concise communication about how an organisation’s strategy, governance, performance and prospects create value over time. The move is aimed …

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Comment from CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council on SEBI circular

7 February 2017 in News releases

Welcoming the news that the Securities and Exchange Board of India has published a circular asking the top 500 listed companies in India to adopt Integrated Reporting Richard Howitt, CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council said: “This official circular from the securities regulator in India to the country’s top 500 companies, is another breakthrough moment for Integrated Reporting …

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Measuring Relationships: a route to competitive advantage and reduced risk

6 February 2017 in Blog posts

Corporate failures and scandals often have deep relational roots. So too does success, for the essence of any business is to invite people into relationship as investors, customers, employees or suppliers and to make such relationships more valuable. Yet, as the authors of The Relational Lens recently published by Cambridge University Press point out, these …

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