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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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IIRC and WICI sign joint statement of collaboration

17 October 2016 in IIRC's news

To coincide with the launch of World Intellectual Capital/Asset Initiative’s (WICI) framework the IIRC has signed a joint statement of collaboration with WICI. The statement sets out how WICI and the IIRC advocate for the evolution of the management and reporting of an organization’s value creation story, with a distinctive focus on intellectual and associated capitals. WICI and the …

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Six ideas for improving reporting – and by extension, corporate governance

12 October 2016 in Blog posts

The Purpose of the Corporation Project, with the support of the Modern Corporation Project at Cass Business School, launched two years ago the Corporate Governance for a Changing World Roundtable Series. After holding events in six different countries and speaking to over 260 leaders in business management, investment, regulation, academic and civil society communities, we …

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Argüden Governance Academy: A Change Agent to Build Trust for Institutions

12 October 2016 in Blog posts

It was such a beneficial experience for us to prepare the Argüden Governance Academy’s Annual Report for its first full year of operation, in line with the International <IR> Framework. Institutions generally share their financials, operations, sustainability position in their annual reports in different sections, in a separate manner. However, an integrated report seeks the …

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How valuable is Integrated Reporting? Insights from best practice companies

11 October 2016 in Blog posts

Integrated Reporting is doubtless one of the most debated topics in the corporate reporting community. Why all the hype? Internationally, numerous corporations are considering the adoption of <IR>. Yet what benefits can they expect? To find out, the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR) and the University of Leipzig initiated a joint research project on the …

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The Future of Reporting: Five steps towards Integrated Reporting in business

30 September 2016 in Blog posts

The chances are, if you’re reading this then you’re considering changing your company’s reporting process. If you’re thinking about engaging with Integrated Reporting for the first time, ‘evolution not revolution’ is a useful mantra to adopt. By shifting slowly to an integrated model over two or three reporting cycles, rather than trying to do it …

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IIRC Integrated Report 2015

27 September 2016 in IIRC's news

We are pleased to issue our Integrated Report 2015 – a communication of how our strategy, governance, performance and prospects, in the context of our external environment, lead to the creation of value. This is our first Integrated Report and we will build on this experience to further improve how we communicate our value creation …

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CEO of Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, Louise Davidson, joins IIRC Board

20 September 2016 in IIRC's news, News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announces the appointment of Louise Davidson, Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, to its Board of Directors. Louise has over twenty years’ expertise in the financial services and superannuation industry. Louise Davidson’s appointment to the IIRC Board of Directors will ensure the perspective of …

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