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Bridging the gap between the cup and the lip!

15 May 2018 in Blog posts

In the last five years or more, enlightened businesses and governments the world over have recognised the importance of telling the true and full story of an enterprise. This reflects in the enrolment of companies into the integrated reporting process embracing all its significant dimensions of integrated ‘thinking’, ‘performance’ and ‘reporting’. In India, several large …

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European Commission Fitness Check: Show your support for integrated reporting

14 May 2018 in IIRC's news

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to review its current public reporting requirements to assess whether the EU reporting framework is still fit for purpose. This consultation will help set the path for the future of corporate reporting across Europe. As an increasingly used and important reporting framework, the European Commission are asking about the …

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IIRC Newsletter

9 May 2018 in Newsletter

In this issue: Confirm your subscription to the IIRC newsletter – don’t lose your connection with us! European Commission Fitness Check: Show your support for integrated reporting Have you responded to the IIRC stakeholder survey? Professor Mervyn King 2018 landmark address IIRC, UNCTAD, WBCSD and NBA: The role of business in achieving the Sustainable Development …

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Materiality: Driving integrated thinking

4 May 2018 in Blog posts

The discussion of materiality has been a foundation of both financial reporting and more recent frameworks for sustainability and integrated reporting. Recognizing the unique nature of each enterprise, a discussion of materiality serves to identify which aspects of the operational environment internally and externally should be reported on, as being key to transparency and understanding. …

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The advantages of HTML reports

2 May 2018 in Blog posts

With integrated reporting the internet is gaining even more importance in its role as a publication channel. A lot of multinational companies like BASF, Bayer, Clariant, Philips or Tieto recently published a digital version of their respective integrated reports. But what are the specific benefits of digital reporting? Compared to the PDF format, the advantages …

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IIRC, UNCTAD, WBCSD and NBA: The role of business in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

26 April 2018 in IIRC's news

Following a joint event hosted on 23 April 2018 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and the Royal Netherlands Professional Association of Accountants (NBA), the four organizations have released the following statement: As organizations committed to sustainable …

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Integrated reporting is gaining traction in Mauritius

28 March 2018 in Blog posts

The first approved training sessions on the <IR> Framework have now taken place in Mauritius, the island state where integrated reporting continues to gain traction with major local companies. Ali Jamaloodeen, CEO, Ventures AA looks at the reason integrated reporting is proving popular. Around 35 participants took part in <IR> Training Courses held last November …

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2018 address by Judge Professor Mervyn King, Chairman of the Council, IIRC

12 March 2018 in IIRC's news

The first industrial revolution, which began in the late 18th century, focused on the benefits of water and steam power to mechanize production. Machines started to be used instead of human or animal labour. Although there had been pollution prior to this time, the emissions from mechanised factories was the beginning of the dangerous anthropogenic …

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