A snapshot from the Integrated Reporting frontline: 30 days in the life of an IIRC Relationship Manager

29 October 2013 in Blog posts

This September has been a great month for spreading the <IR> message across a number of very different yet receptive markets. As IIRC’s travelling salesman I can report that besides eating copious amounts of yummy Ukrainian pancakes, sweetest Turkish baklava and wholesome Swedish meatballs I met with many interested stakeholders to discuss ways to sow  …

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October Newsletter

22 October 2013 in Newsletter

In this issue: 2013 Investor Critique of the IIRC Pilot Programme Business Network IIRC Pilot Programme businesses win at Building Public Trust Awards Book Release: ‘Integrate’: Doing Business in the 21st Century’ – Professor Mervyn E King S.C and Leigh Roberts Capturing the feedback to the Consultation Draft of the International <IR> Framework. <IR> in …

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September Newsletter

26 September 2013 in Newsletter

In this issue: Momentum for <IR> gathers pace in South East Asia Update to the Emerging <IR> Database gives new insight into emerging practice Reflections on the South African approach to Integrated Reporting International <IR> Framework Update New reporting guidelines are stepping stones towards <IR> 359 submissions to the Consultation Draft available to view “<IR> …

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A stepping stone to Integrated Reporting

25 September 2013 in Blog posts

Liz Prescott, Head of Relationships, East Asia and Australasia at IIRC, based in Melbourne, gives us her reaction to the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC)’s release of Regulatory Guide 247 ‘Effective disclosure in an operating and financial review’  In Australia, we saw the March release of Regulatory Guide 247 from ASIC which aims to improve disclosure …

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Tone at the top and Integrated Reporting

19 September 2013 in Blog posts

Latest blog by Alex Malley, Chief Executive at CPA Australia in The Accountant. For other blogs and articles please see The Accountant website The expression ‘tone at the top’ gained currency through a series of high profile corporate failures – from Enron and WorldCom in the United States of America to AWB Limited in Australia and …

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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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