South African reflections on integrated reporting

19 September 2013 in Blog posts

Read Paul Druckman’s recent post in The Accountant. For other blogs and articles please see The Accountant website IIRC’s chief executive Paul Druckman speaks of the comments received so far to the first-ever International Integrated Reporting Framework with a special focus on South Africa’s efforts to lead the way in integrated reporting Since we launched …

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<IR> will increase your share price

17 September 2013 in Blog posts

First, forgive my provocative title for this blog. In an attempt to attract your attention I have condensed and oversimplified several important steps of logic! I spent the month of July traveling across Asia, a region that uses three times more resources than the rest of the world to create each unit of GDP. During …

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Collaboration vital to achieve profound benefits of <IR>

29 August 2013 in Blog posts

Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer at IIRC, gives us his reaction to the UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s (FRC) publication of the draft guidance on the new Strategic Report  on 15 August. The industrialist Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success”.  The challenge for those of us actively seeking to …

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FRC guidance should lead to greater innovation in UK corporate reporting practice, says IIRC

15 August 2013 in News releases

(15 AUGUST 2013) – A corporate reporting landscape that achieves concise, relevant and focused information about the strategy, governance, performance and prospects of a business to support investor decision-making is the shared goal of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the UK’s Financial Reporting Council (FRC).  Draft guidance, issued by the FRC today, brings that …

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August Newsletter

13 August 2013 in Newsletter

In this issue: Deutsche Börse Group becomes 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme The IIRC continues to develop the Framework post consultation Internal Auditors have a large role to play in Integrated Reporting The IIRC collaborates with CDP and CDSB to accelerate Integrated Reporting Eskom’s journey towards Integrated Reporting DBS Bank talk Integrated Reporting …

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Deutsche Börse Group becomes the 100th business to join IIRC Pilot Programme

8 August 2013 in News releases

(8 AUGUST 2013) –One of the world’s leading stock exchanges, Deutsche Börse Group, becomes the 100th participant in the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Pilot Programme Business Network, designed to drive the evolution of corporate reporting.  Germany based Deutsche Börse Group, which has approximately 765 listed companies with a combined market capitalization of 1,185 trillion Euros, …

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Internal Audit is the Glue

29 July 2013 in Blog posts

Sitting in Orlando International airport waiting for my flight back home, I feel a need to put my reflections from the last few days to paper.  I was honoured to be asked to provide a keynote speech at the Institute of Internal Auditors International Conference 2013. This conference and its interaction with the global leaders …

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CDP, CDSB and IIRC announce collaboration to accelerate Integrated Reporting

18 July 2013 in News releases

(18 July 2013) – CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announce an alliance that will achieve greater momentum towards the evolution of better corporate reporting, in order to enable investors and other decision-makers to accelerate a transition to a resource-efficient economy. The parties share a vision of …

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July Newsletter

11 July 2013 in Newsletter

In this issue: Integrated Reporting Unlocks the Power of Business Time is Running Out! Feedback on the Consultation Draft <IR> and the G8 UN Global Compact Endorsement of <IR> Michael Nugent, IIRC Technical Director on <IR> Content Elements Hear an Investor’s Perspective on <IR> Prudential Financial’s <IR> Journey

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As G8 leaders meet for summit focused on increasing transparency, 150 business leaders and investors gather to advance a market-led solution

18 June 2013 in News releases

(London, Frankfurt June 18, 2013) – Business transparency is one of the main focus points at the G8 summit this week. The British Government, the summit’s host, has stated that a lack of transparency is creating a barrier to responsible investment. The political call for transparency is mirrored by those at the forefront of business. Today, …

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