<IR> perfect tool for CEOs to align with Larry Fink’s vision

8 February 2016 in IIRC's news

Larry Fink, the CEO of the world’s biggest investor, BlackRock, has written to the Chief Executives of S&P 500 companies and large European organizations. His letter sets out a vision for tackling short-termism, urging companies to report on their strategy. In his letter, he reiterates that it is the responsibility of the board “to review, …

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Investor horizons – a shift towards long-termism?

8 February 2016 in Blog posts

The IIRC strategy rightly emphasizes building a bridge from corporate reporting to investment decisions. In other words, ensuring that integrated reports have an impact with providers of financial capital and are used in investment appraisal and to inform how capital is allocated. This was always an ambitious strategy given the well-documented short-termism in capital market …

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IIRC Newsletter

8 February 2016 in Newsletter

In this issue: <IR> perfect tool for CEOs to align with Larry Fink’s vision Do you have a report coming out soon? Advocates of Integrated Reporting join Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures Insights from the World Economic Forum <IR> firmly on China’s B20 agenda Consultation on the Technology Blueprint for <IR> Adoption to open soon

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Davos 2016: What will it add up to for corporate reporting?

27 January 2016 in Blog posts

The great and the good are at the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in the lofty Swiss town of Davos this week to discuss the world’s economic and social issues. At the turn of the last century the literati of Europe, from Robert Louis Stevenson to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, escaped to take in …

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Advocates of Integrated Reporting join Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

22 January 2016 in News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council welcomes today’s announcement on the membership of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures. Those joining the Task Force are at the forefront of a new understanding that financial information in isolation is insufficient to communicate the breadth and complexity of risks faced by our capital markets today, with many …

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Risk Roulette

14 January 2016 in Blog posts

Paul Druckman calls for a New Year’s resolution from company boards I always look forward to the publication of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report, the 11th edition of which was published today.  It is fascinating to track the progress of the reports over the years, and in particular the growing importance of …

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IIRC addresses the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum

21 December 2015 in IIRC's news

In December 2015 Derek Haynes, Region Lead: UK, IIRC spoke to the Corporate Reporting Users’ Forum (CRUF) in London about the forthcoming IIRC publication on human capital. CRUF is an informal group of users that include buy and sell-side analysts, credit ratings analysts, fund managers and corporate governance professionals, with groups meeting on a regular basis in …

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November/December Newsletter

17 December 2015 in Newsletter

In this issue: An overview of <IR> in 2015 from IIRC CEO, Paul Druckman Using Integrated Reporting to account for climate change IIRC Council meets in Tokyo, where <IR> is now widely accepted G20 looks to Integrated Reporting News on the <IR> Training Programme Enabling progress and bright ideas at Official <IR> Convention Academics to …

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