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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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Watch now! Mainstreaming integrated reporting in the Middle East

9 March 2018 in IIRC's news

There is a growing demand for integrated reporting in the Middle East. Find out about how this is developing through this online discussion with the Middle East Investor Relations Association (MEIRA) and Smart Media. Industry experts taking part in the discussion: Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC Alex MacDonald-Vitale, Chairman, MEIRA Vijith Kannangara, Founder and Chairman, Smart …

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Research Reveals Gaps in Reporting and Understanding Value Creation

28 February 2018 in Blog posts

As society and businesses change at an ever increasing rate, the information that companies need to capture and report is also changing, and existing accounting, information and reporting processes and systems are not up to the task. A new research report released by the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants[1], Black Sun and IIRC reveals …

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Integrated reporting and social accountability

13 February 2018 in Blog posts

The IIRC has for some time advocated the recognition of six, rather than the traditional three, forms of capital. Integrated Reporting <IR> requires formal inclusion of non-traditional (or public interest) forms of capital (natural, human and social) as well as standard commercial capital (financial, manufactured, and intellectual) in annual financial statements of capital position and …

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Who’s feeding the goose?

9 February 2018 in Blog posts

Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC, explores the key global trends that are driving a more inclusive and integrated economic model Davos is the annual meeting place for leaders in government, business and investment to discuss the political, economic, social and (increasingly) environmental challenges facing the world. It is where past assumptions are challenged – for …

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