The time is right for Integrated Reporting

2 March 2017 in Blog posts

As many corporate reporters are currently immersed in the annual reporting process, it’s both a busy time and a relevant time for Black Sun to reflect back on the past several months. A lot has taken place in the market, both in the UK and globally. Geo-political impacts have triggered new agendas whilst trust in …

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IIRC launches global call for feedback on business implementation of Integrated Reporting

2 March 2017 in IIRC's news, News releases

Three years after publication of the International Integrated Reporting Framework for companies to adopt a forward-looking, broader approach to their corporate reporting aligned to long-term value creation, the global coalition supporting the transition is launching a worldwide call for feedback on its implementation, today Wednesday 1 March 2017. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is announcing …

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From Framework inception to implementation: The IIRC’s history of consultation

1 March 2017 in Blog posts

Today, the International Integrated Reporting Council launches a two-month comment period aimed at listening to and learning from the market. We’re inviting public feedback on critical incentives and barriers to applying the International <IR> Framework. And, we figure there’s no stronger pool of knowledge than that acquired by users and preparers of integrated reports and …

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Materiality and Human Capital

23 February 2017 in Blog posts

The goals of integrated reporting include both more effective communication to key stakeholders but also, and I believe more importantly, the development of integrated thinking. To make this happen, the thinking behind materiality needs to change and become more holistic. While the IIRC guidance document on materiality provides some level of transition away from the …

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The Economic Times: Richard Howitt talks about the importance of Integrated Reporting for India

22 February 2017 in IIRC's news

Richard Howitt who is the Chief Executive Officer of the International Integrated Reporting Council, spoke to ET about the recent SEBI circular calling on top Indian companies to adopt the Integrated Reporting format. Edited Excerpts:  Can you briefly explain in lay terms what integrated reporting is? How is it different from conventional reporting? Over the …

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IIRC response to UK government on corporate governance reform

17 February 2017 in IIRC's news

On 17 February 2017 the International Integrated Reporting Council submitted a response to the UK government’s consultation on corporate governance reform. The IIRC’s responses to questions posed by the government can be found below. Is there a need to improve public trust in large UK companies? If so, what actions do you think government and business …

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IIRC responds to FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

11 February 2017 in IIRC's news

The IIRC responded to consultation on the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations on 10 February 2017: The IIRC welcomes the recommendation that companies should ‘integrate’ their risk management in the face of the threat of climate change, made in the report from the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures. The IIRC …

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The Bruce Column — Pushing stakeholders towards value creation and the long term

10 February 2017 in IIRC's news

Robert Bruce reports on moves towards widespread adoption of integrated reporting and the direction taken at the recent joint conference of the International Corporate Governance Network and the International Integrated Reporting Council. For integrated reporting this year is intended to be a time of strategic initiatives aimed at making the reporting system a principle of …

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