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IIRC Newsletter

27 June 2016 in Newsletter

In this issue: Enhancing integrated thinking through human capital reporting IFRS Trustees confirm cooperation with the IIRC <IR> embedded in corporate governance codes New Draft King IV Report echoes the IIRC’s call for three shifts Senior appointments to IIRC Governance and Nominations Committee KPMG release research into how reports need to evolve  

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Room for Improvement

26 May 2016 in Blog posts

Short-term strategic focus; incomplete business models; KPIs that aren’t ‘key’. Is this really how companies want to present themselves to their investors? Delving into KPMG’s reporting database, I can find many good examples of reporting practice from around the world, but I also see some common themes that limit shareholders’ ability to look beyond the …

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IIRC Newsletter

18 May 2016 in Newsletter

In this issue: The IIRC meets in Frankfurt Linking EC Non-Financial Information Directive to <IR> <IR> Framework Panel appointed First <IR> training partners announced IAASB looking to build credibility and trust in emerging forms of reporting ‘Telling a good story’ a blog from CBI

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Paul Druckman addresses the difficult issues

17 May 2016 in Blog posts

In a series of five video interviews I asked Paul Druckman, CEO, IIRC questions about corporate and integrated reporting that people are asking and I probed on issues which are attracting some controversy. These are the videos and the issues explored: Social and environmental sustainability for accountants: What does social and environmental sustainability mean to …

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Telling a good story

13 May 2016 in Blog posts

What business does and how it does it have come under challenge in recent years. In the years since the recession there has been a loud debate about the contribution that business makes to our economy and society. Negative stories about business continue to make the headlines – from the handling of company tax affairs …

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Making good decisions

13 May 2016 in Blog posts

Information overload, excessive bureaucracy, lack of trust and incentives that aren’t aligned with goals are common complaints of modern day business. Not surprisingly, these issues have all been cited in recent research by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) as key contributors to poor decision making in …

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Synergies between IndAS and Integrated Reporting

13 May 2016 in Blog posts

IndAS harmonised with IFRS will not only change the reported accounting numbers, but also bring more complexity as a result of the discretion it provides, and the corresponding disclosures it requires. An Integrated Report is a concise communication about how an organisation’s strategy, governance, performance and prospects, in the context of its external environment, lead to …

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BSD Consulting named <IR> Foundation Partner for IIRC Training Programme

5 May 2016 in IIRC's news

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is pleased to announce BSD Consulting as the first <IR> Foundation Partner for the delivery and promotion of the <IR> Training Programme. As an <IR> Foundation Partner, BSD Consulting will provide training to support businesses as they enhance the way they think, plan and report the story of their …

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An insight into DBS Bank’s latest Annual Report

14 April 2016 in Blog posts

DBS recently issued its 2015 Annual Report. This is the fourth report following the guidance of <IR> since DBS became the first company in South East Asia to adopt <IR> in 2012. This year DBS will be fully compliant with the International Integrated Reporting Framework as well as the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. …

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