The Impact of Asking the Question…

10 October 2018 in Blog posts

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) include among its commitments the undertaking by signatories that they will incorporate ESG issues into their practices and seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which they invest. One practical illustration of this, not to be underestimated, is to simply ask investee entities during engagements: Do …

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Dominic Barton appointed as Chair of International Integrated Reporting Council, as new strategic phase is launched

4 October 2018 in IIRC's news, News releases

Dominic Barton, Senior Partner and former Global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2018 at McKinsey & Company, has been appointed Chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the global body driving reform in company reporting. Mr. Barton will bring leading thinking on business strategy, the shift to long-term investment and on the future of …

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How does higher education create and demonstrate value?

19 September 2018 in Blog posts

In his introduction to Advance HE’s recent conference to launch its new report “Let’s talk value: How universities create value for students staff and society by Professor Carol Adams, Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council, shared his perspective demonstrating the value universities create. There appears to be a real mismatch between the multi-dimensional value …

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“Breakthrough moment for integrated reporting” – International Integrated Reporting Council publishes own annual integrated report.

13 September 2018 in News releases

A series of ‘breakthrough’ moments have been named by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in its 2017 integrated report published today (Thursday 13 September 2018), signalling the breadth of support for integrated reporting as it becomes embedded by businesses around the world. Integrated reporting has been established since 2010 as a broad-based framework for …

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A shift in perspective – how universities create value

4 September 2018 in Blog posts

Jyoti Banerjee, strategic advisor to the IIRC, highlights that by adopting the principles of integrated thinking and reporting, universities can move away from a focus on reporting short term financial metrics to a multi-stakeholder approach which offers compelling narratives about their value. As CFO of Exeter University, Andrew Connolly is always seeking to balance the …

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The Future of Corporate Reporting

10 August 2018 in Blog posts

The Institute of Public Auditors in Germany (Institut der Wirtschaftsprüfer in Deutschland) has released a position paper on the future on corporate reporting, (only available in German). IDW’s Matthias Schmidt shares some insights into their thoughts on the future of reporting.  Financial statements alone do not sufficiently display companies’ market value: The book value of SAP …

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New academic database points to clear benefits in adopting integrated reporting

8 August 2018 in News releases

Washington DC, 8 August 2018 The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is today launching a new <IR> Academic Database, bringing together over 200 academic studies highlighting the potential positive ramifications of adopting integrated reporting, as well as commenting on emerging best practice. Research included in the database concludes that integrated reporting leads to increased stock …

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