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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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Finance for the Future Awards 2016 now open!

13 April 2016 in IIRC's news

Several new categories have been added to this year’s Finance for the Future Awards, including ‘Communicating Integrated Thinking’. The award is intended to reward organizations that demonstrate clearly how their use of integrated thinking has contributed to a sustainable business model and delivers long-term value. The 2016 awards are now open to entries, as Deloitte partner with …

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IIRC Newsletter

5 April 2016 in Newsletter

In this issue: Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality General Electric and CalPERS drive momentum in the US Strong signal from UK Treasury to adopt Integrated Reporting New Zealand companies are producing leading practice examples Call for pension funds to adopt Integrated Reporting

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Paul Druckman, CEO, IIRC addresses the United Nations Economic and Social Council

31 March 2016 in IIRC's news

Speech by Paul Druckman, CEO, IIRC to the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Partnership Forum Luncheon on 31 March 2016 Building accountability in an interconnected world Your Excellency, it would be impossible to speak to this audience without first expressing my huge admiration for ECOSOC, and its dedication to finding solutions to some of the hardest …

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How are you promoting <IR>? A4S insights

31 March 2016 in IIRC's news

An interview with Jessica Fries, Executive Chairman, The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S). Why does your organization support <IR>?  A4S’s mission is to inspire action by finance leaders to support a fundamental shift towards resilient business models and a sustainable economy. We focus on developing practical tools that finance teams can use to adopt an …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

30 March 2016 in News releases

A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches by eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting is released today. The principles in this paper represent common foundational principles that participants of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue believe to be broadly consistent with all forms of standards’ development and business reporting to stakeholders. The Corporate …

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IIRC Newsletter

10 March 2016 in Newsletter

In this issue: IIRC Chief Executive Paul Druckman to step down during 2016 Integrated Reporting causes investors to revise upwards their estimates of future cash flows Implementing the Non-Financial Reporting Directive throughout Europe A focus on ‘connectivity’ has clear business benefits Every entrepreneur should want to save the world

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Every entrepreneur should want to save the world

28 February 2016 in Blog posts

I had the immense privilege of speaking at the recent UK launch of Marga Hoek’s book, New Economy Business, held in the illustrious surroundings of the Dutch Ambassador’s London home. Marga leads the Dutch Sustainable Business Association and has been a CEO and advisor to many organizations so sees businesses from various perspectives. The book’s first sentence, …

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