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Global governance and reporting bodies convene business leaders to drive shift towards long-termism globally

6 December 2016 in IIRC's news, News releases

Leaders in business, investment and standard setting will meet in London today for a global conference hosted in joint partnership – for the first time – by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN). The two-day conference, which convenes over 350 people from more than 30 markets, signals a call …

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The Bruce Column — Going for the heart of the global debate

6 December 2016 in IIRC's news

“Richard Howitt has just taken over as Chief Executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council, following in the footsteps of Paul Druckman. Our regular, resident columnist Robert Bruce has just interviewed him on film. Here he reports on what Howitt had to say in that interview. It is clear that the global adoption of Integrated …

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IIRC release results of Stakeholder Feedback Survey

5 December 2016 in IIRC's news

The IIRC today releases the results of the IIRC’s first ever stakeholder feedback survey. There were 535 responses to the survey which was live between 25 May and 24 June 2016. Important findings include: Global views on <IR> 62% of respondents believe that the IIRC is making excellent or good progress towards global adoption of <IR>. …

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ESG Magazine: Integrated Vision – Interview with Jonathan Labrey

2 December 2016 in IIRC's news

Jonathan Labrey, chief strategy officer at the IIRC, talks about the EU non-financial directive and the proliferation of integrated reporting. What impact do you expect the EU non financial directive requiring mandatory reporting will have on corporate behaviour and investments? I can see four impacts. One is that it enables businesses to improve long-term decisions …

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IIRC Newsletter

24 November 2016 in IIRC's news, Newsletter

In this issue: IIRC video explains the progress made through Integrated Reporting Integrated thinking core to <IR> – The IIRC has released the latest in its Creating Value series, ‘Creating Value: The cyclical power of integrated thinking and reporting’ South Africa sets a new global standard for corporate governance Adoption of Integrated Reporting predicted to …

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The dark side of information vs integrated thinking: the final battle!

22 November 2016 in Blog posts

Increasingly integrated thinking is a vital and inspiring principle, it certainly is in my organization, and in the future I believe that will be the case in every corporation. It is integral to Integrated Reporting – the virtuous cycle of integrated thinking and reporting that can so positively transform behavior and performance. Integrated Reporting is …

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IIRC CEO, Richard Howitt, welcomes FRC tiering of signatories to the Stewardship Code

14 November 2016 in News releases

Commenting on the UK Financial Reporting Council’s tiering of signatories to the Stewardship Code Richard Howitt, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council said: “The adoption of stewardship codes is becoming a feature of best practice corporate governance around the world. The FRC’s focus on ensuring the highest quality of reporting by fund managers against …

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IIRC welcomes the release of King IV as South Africa sets a new global standard for corporate governance

1 November 2016 in IIRC's news

The IIRC welcomes the publication of South Africa’s new corporate governance code, King IV, which is the first outcomes-based governance code in the world and modeled on the International <IR> Framework. Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) will now consult market participants with a view to incorporating King IV within listing rules which apply to over 400 …

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We have made history together – thank you!

27 October 2016 in Blog posts

In this final blog as IIRC Chief Executive, Paul Druckman reflects on the scale and pace of change that the <IR> movement has been instrumental in bringing about. When Harvard Business Review published its annual ranking of the world’s best performing CEOs in November 2015, for the first time incorporating broader issues such as governance …

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