June Newsletter

30 June 2014 in Newsletter

In this issue: Recommendation to G20 on <IR> Corporate Reporting Dialogue Launched Positive UK Steps Eyes of the world are fixed on Brazil Emerging <IR> Database Updated

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Giving voice to a new, inclusive and transformational capitalism

25 June 2014 in Blog posts

“…just as any revolution eats its children, unchecked market fundamentalism can devour the social capital essential for the long-term dynamism of capitalism itself”, Mark Carney, 27 May 2014 This analysis from Mark Carney helped to shape the Inclusive Capitalism conference hosted by the Lord Mayor of London which I was privileged to attend. The Governor …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue launched, responding to calls for alignment in corporate reporting

17 June 2014 in News releases

17 June 2014, Amsterdam – The Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD), introduced by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), brings together organizations that have significant international influence on the corporate reporting landscape. By working together towards a common goal, participants aim to respond to market calls for better alignment and reduced burden in corporate reporting. The CRD was officially launched at the ICGN (International Corporate Governance Network) Annual …

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IIRC welcomes move towards better quality reporting in the UK

9 June 2014 in News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes a further move towards better quality corporate reporting in the UK, with the publication today of the Guidance on the Strategic Report by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC). Melanie McLaren, Executive Director Codes & Standards, FRC said, “In developing the Guidance we have also kept an eye on …

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May Newsletter

2 June 2014 in Newsletter

In this issue: Major Pension Funds come together to apply <IR> Lisa French, Technical Director, IIRC, reports on NYC <IR> Roundtable Australia: “Integrated Reporting will become increasingly necessary” Inclusive Capitalism: <IR> is part of the ‘how’ The Corporate Reporting Dialogue will launch at the ICGN Conference Pfizer and AstraZeneca debate: when “the greater good” matters

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Pioneering public sector Integrated Reporting network launched

8 May 2014 in News releases

The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have announced that they are creating a public sector pioneer network to promote the implementation of Integrated Reporting (<IR>) in the public sector.  The network will be overseen by a steering group of participants and external organizations. This exciting new …

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Pfizer and AstraZeneca debate: when “the greater good” matters

6 May 2014 in Blog posts

The business pages, and now the mainstream media, have been dominated over the last week with news of Pfizer’s proposed $106 billion takeover of AstraZeneca, which would make it the largest ever foreign takeover of a UK company.  Now, a number of politicians have become involved and the arguments are spilling over into a discussion …

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April Newsletter

30 April 2014 in Newsletter

In this issue: <IR> set for take-off in Singapore <IR> embedded in Malaysian Securities Commission Brazilian Stock Exchange calls for “Report or Explain” on Integrated Reporting “Europe is sending a strong signal to the rest of the world, advancing the global move towards Integrated Reporting” Richard Howitt MEP Public Sector Pioneer Network for <IR> set …

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Corporate Reporting in the Big Data Era

28 April 2014 in Blog posts

What is the brand new management hype? Real-time reporting of financial information is certainly close to the top of that list. Calls for more frequent reporting of financial information suggest that quarterly or semi-annual reports come too late for investors. The argument goes that more frequent reporting will decrease cost of capital and improve corporate …

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Integrated Reporting in Brazil

11 April 2014 in Blog posts

The introduction of Integrated Reporting <IR> concepts is very similar to the start of the Corporate Governance (CG) movement in Brazil. Both cases offer a new way to think about the world of organizations. The debate about the best CG practices enjoyed wonderful progress over the past two decades. It was initially very difficult to …

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