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Reporting on business activities re-invented (Paul Clements-Hunt)

1 July 2011 in In the news

From UN News and Media: A new system is being put in place to ensure businesses across the world include environmental, social and human rights issues in their official reports. The Integrated Reporting system is aimed at ensuring accountability and transparency in reporting by corporations and financial institutions. Paul Clements-Hunt is the head of UNEP …

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Integrated Reporting and how corporate and investor behaviour is changing globally – Study from Harvard Business School

15 June 2011 in In the news

To determine the extent to which corporate and investor behaviour is changing, researchers Robert Eccles and George Serafeim analysed data involving over 2,000 companies in 23 countries. The result is a ranking of countries based on the degree to which their companies integrate environmental and social discussions and metrics in their financial disclosures and investor …

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IFAC PAIB Forum: Integrated Reporting can result in better governance

20 May 2011 in In the news

“(Melbourne, Australia /May 13, 2011) CPA Australia and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, together with the Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) Committee of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), hosted a forum for local professional accountants this week. The focus of the forum was on how professional accountants in business can support their …

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Discussion Paper on Integrated Reporting takes another significant step towards public consultation release

13 May 2011 in In the news

The IIRC held the second in a series of global meetings to discuss proposals for an Integrated Reporting <IR> framework, with a discussion paper setting out the drivers for integrated reporting, key principles for integrated reporting and seeking input on its further development to be released for public consultation during the third quarter 2011. The meeting, …

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IIRC roundtable held in Sydney

11 April 2011 in In the news

The Australian Business Reporting Leaders Forum’s (BRLF) held a roundtable on Integrated Reporting in Sydney on Monday 11th April. Business and finance leaders from Australia and New Zealand attended the meeting where Jane Diplock and Paul Druckman from the IIRC presented. Further details and minutes for the meeting can be found here. The BRLF is …

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ACCA Accountancy Futures – The Age of Integration: A New Dawn for Corporate Reporting?

29 March 2011 in In the news

From Chris Quick, Editor ACCA Accountancy Futures, Third Edition, 2011 – “The start of a new era in corporate reporting? The concept of integrated reporting – the integration of financial and non-financial information in a company’s reporting – now has real impetus with the launch of a committee of big-name companies, global accountancy firms, professional bodies and standard-setters …

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Focal Point USA holds first event at NYSE

31 January 2011 in In the news

From Global Reporting Initiative January 31, 2011 – Sustainability leaders from Avon, NYSE Euronext and Bloomberg are among the speakers at the official launch of GRI’s Focal Point USA at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday 31 January 2011. ‘Movers, shakers and report makers’ will gather at the New York Stock Exchange for a …

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