How are you promoting <IR>? ACCA insights

19 August 2015 in IIRC's news

An interview with Alan Hatfield, Executive Director of Strategy & Development, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Why does your organization support <IR>?  ACCA is a long standing supporter and promoter of <IR>, as we recognise that is a vital advance in reporting. We are a member of the IIRC’s Council, and through this coalition of …

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Training in Integrated Reporting to help businesses develop skills

5 August 2015 in News releases

A new Competence Matrix, which focuses on a global approach to training in Integrated Reporting, has just been released by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). It is a first step towards providing clear guidance on the skills and experience needed to be an effective practitioner in <IR> and is aimed at helping organizations to …

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The Accountancy profession needs to up its game

5 August 2015 in Blog posts

I recently had the opportunity to participate on a panel session on Integrated Reporting <IR> at the Institute of Management Accountants Annual Conference in Los Angeles.  The panel was moderated by Carlos Martin Tornero, Editor of The Accountant magazine.  Carlos’ first question was “why did you become interested in <IR> in the first place”?  My …

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July Newsletter

31 July 2015 in Newsletter

In this issue: Help us to develop training on <IR> to meet market needs Sri Lanka latest country to see economic benefit of <IR> Inside stories that will enable you to advance your <IR> journey In case you missed them… <IR> resources

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The adoption of the EU Non-Financial Directive in Germany

30 July 2015 in Blog posts

The German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection has issued a concept paper on the adoption of the EU non-financial directive on disclosure of non-financial and diversity information by certain large undertakings and groups. Currently, there is a lively debate going on in Germany about the pros and cons of “non-financial” information in financial …

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More than a third of Dutch listed companies are working towards <IR>

15 July 2015 in News releases

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed the increased take up of Integrated Reporting by Dutch firms in a new report just published. Eumedion, which represent institutional investors’ interests in corporate governance in the Netherlands, have found that “more than one-third of Dutch listed companies are working on preparations for changing over to Integrated …

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June Newsletter

9 July 2015 in Newsletter

In this issue: IIRC calls for market-led action to enhance confidence in <IR> More than a third of Dutch listed companies are working towards <IR> How should you report on human capital? Happy Anniversary to ICGN, WBCSD, Black Sun, UNGC and CERES! A Global Investor Perspective

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Connecting quarterly updates to Swedfund’s long-term value creation activities

6 July 2015 in Blog posts

In April 2015 Swedfund, the Swedish state’s development project finance institution, published it first Integrated Report. Inspired by the International <IR > Framework the report represents an important step for our commitment to greater accountability and transparency. Swedfund’s mission is to contribute to poverty reduction through financing sustainable business. Building on over 35 years experience …

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Opportunities and necessities from a long-term investor’s view

3 July 2015 in Blog posts

While the annual report remains the most important information source for investors, the reports in their present form do not provide a sufficiently true and fair picture of the company. This is due to the intensive weight factors like ESG, brand values, customer and employee loyalty, market position (concept of capitals) that increasingly impact the …

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