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The Financial Times: Investors too need to be more rigorous

11 February 2016

Sir, Your report “Schroders urges banks to focus on long-termism” (February 3) highlights the recent push towards long-termism in Europe and recent discussions by large US institutional investors regarding best practices to encourage companies to adopt a longer-term focus. While we laud Larry Fink and other investors for their efforts to encourage greater long-term investment, …

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Reuters: Accountants are key to implementing Integrated Reporting, says new report from ACCA and IMA

21 January 2016

As the call for Integrated Reporting  in business grows, accountants will be instrumental in the development and implementation of the integrated reporting process, the latest joint report from ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants) finds. The report, “From Share Value to Shared Value: Exploring the Role of Accountants in …

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futurevalue: Integrated Reporting swells Britain’s soft power

20 January 2016

The emergence and rapid uptake of the voluntary Integrated Reporting framework across the world is an unexpected manifestation of the UK’s highly influential global soft power base. And the potential of Integrated Reporting (<IR>) is perhaps more than many yet realise. Companies and public sector organisations across the world are adopting the <IR> framework as …

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Investment Magazine: VicSuper’s investment team favours integrated reporting

11 January 2016

VicSuper’s investment team says its adoption of integrated reporting has allowed it to take a holistic view of performance, giving it a better understanding of risks and opportunities across the fund. While the main purpose of integrated reporting is communicating total performance to members, the strategy has enabled the team at the $15 billion fund to …

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Today’s Trustee: Benefits for pension funds

1 December 2015

Properly formulated and perused, Sven Lunsche says that integrated reports should be of great value to trustees wanting to evaluate long-term performance of investee companies. Read the full article.

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Huffington Post: Paul Druckman, CEO of the IIRC discusses the meaning of Inclusive Capitalism

13 November 2015

For me, an inclusive economic system means extending accountability beyond financial transactions and recognising that society impacts business. An inclusive system seeks to enhance the value to business of all economic, human, social and environmental resources. It builds an understanding of the decisions and trade-offs, made over different time horizons, which impact an organization’s strategy …

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The News: Mamnoon Hussain calls for responsible corporate leadership for economic development

3 November 2015

President Mamnoon Hussain inaugurated the 13th Management Accountants International Conference (MAIC) hosted by the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA-Pakistan) in Bhurban, Murree, says a press release. The conference is organised after every three years since 1966. The conference gathered professionals from Pakistan, USA, UK, Australia and South Asian countries to deliberate …

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Financial Times: The climate change debate is no longer academic

20 October 2015

Sir, Martin Wolf is right that the disclosure of information is a key element in resolving the “tragedy of the horizon” highlighted by Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England (“Carney is right to warn insurers of the coming tempest”, October 15). It is time for capital markets and regulators to follow the evidence …

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The Edge Markets: Trust in resilience – Building trust through authenticity

19 October 2015

If information is the lifeblood of capital markets, then trust is its oxygen. And, like oxygen, as trust gets thinner, the consequences for business and society can be hugely damaging. It’s hard to look at a newspaper and not see headlines about yet another corporate scandal; be it accounting irregularities, tax evasion or allegations of …

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Economia: Integrated Reporting and improving corporate reporting

30 September 2015

Back in August 2010 HRH the Prince of Wales, together with the International Federation of Accountants and the Global Reporting Initiative, launched the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). As you will be aware, the project was intended to establish integrated reporting (<IR>) – covering the non-financial capital aspects of a business as well as the …

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