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Paragraph 47 of the Rio Outcome Document

3 July 2012 in In the news

Paragraph 47 of the Outcome Statement in full:  We acknowledge the importance of corporate sustainability reporting and encourage companies, where appropriate, especially publicly listed and large companies, to consider integrating sustainability information into their reporting cycle. We encourage industry, interested governments as well as relevant stakeholders with the support of the UN system, an appropriate, …

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The IIRC at Rio+20

1 July 2012 in In the news

The IIRC actively participated in a number of events before and after the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). Prior to the Summit, we participated in the “Compact 4 Rio Corporate Sustainability Forum”. We also engaged with investors at conferences hosted by the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and the Principles for Responsible Investment …

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Rio+20 – a step towards <IR>

25 June 2012 in Blog posts

Rio+20 – a step towards <IR> As you will appreciate, natural and social ‘capital’ are essential parts of the integrated reporting <IR> framework, two of the six capitals, and these were the focus of the Rio+20 summit.  I have just returned from this hugely energising and encouraging ten days at the UN Conference on Sustainable …

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Coalition calls on Rio+20 participants to agree on corporate reporting reforms

21 June 2012 in In the news

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Coalition (CSRC) calls on United Nations Rio+20 participants to agree to significant changes in corporate reporting.  The coalition’s members, a unique combination of pension funds, asset managers, church organizations, charities and professional bodies, manage over US$2 trillion in savings and includes industry bodies which represent more than US$50 trillion of assets …

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Integrated Reporting – Performance Insight Through Better Business Reporting

19 June 2012 in In the news

The second edition of the publication from KPMG on Integrated Reporting. It discusses; Telling the Value creation story Integrated  Reporting in practice: South Africa What does an Integrated Report look like? Better Corporate Responsibility Reporting Applying Integrated Reporting principles in the public sector Active governance: the core of Better Business Reporting Common questions Read the …

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Paul Druckman, A Green Economy through Sustainability Reporting: On Report or Explain and G4 – Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum

19 June 2012 in In the news

Paul Druckman speaks at the Rio+20 Corporate Sustainability Forum on the 16th June 2012 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He discusses how greater transparency in Corporate Reporting in line with the Rio+20 outcomes can lead to greater accountability. The event focuses around the Global Reporting Initiative’s next generation of sustainability reporting guidelines – G4. View …

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IIRC to publish integrated reporting framework in 2013 – The Sustainability Report

18 June 2012 in In the news

The Sustainability Report, Australia reports on the IIRC summary of Discussion Paper responses. “The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) will focus on four main themes in developing its integrated reporting framework – the definition of integrated reporting, its target audience, the concept of value and the timing of the framework’s release, while also confirming that …

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A few words from our CEO

15 June 2012 in Blog posts

I recently completed an enlightening and highly successful week in Washington DC during which I conducted multiple meetings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), World Bank and with legislators on Capitol Hill. In addition I was able to participate in the conference celebrating the 125th anniversary of the …

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Rio summit is a game changer for accountants’ role in businesses – City A.M.

14 June 2012 in In the news

In this article ACCA’s Head of Technical discusses the role of the accountancy profession in making a more sustainable economy through measurement, changing corporate practice, audit and reporting a reality.  It specifically references Integrated Reporting and the IIRC’s role in evolving corporate reporting practice and sets up the potential Rio outcome on corporate reporting. Read the full …

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