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<IR> in Zambia

28 February 2015 in IIRC's news

The President of the Institute of Directors Zambia, Sherry Thole, has said “Integrated reporting will challenge organizations to critically think about their reporting mechanisms and explain their decisions to stakeholders.”* Zambia is in the process of reviewing the role corporate governance plays in attracting investment, especially in areas such as transparency, accountability and corporate behaviour. …

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ISO standard complements <IR> Framework

28 February 2015 in IIRC's news

“Through promoting integrated thinking, ISO 26000 and the International <IR> Framework support companies in understanding and enhancing the value they create for society and for financial investors. In addition, both encourage organizations to communicate how they plan to deliver value over the short, medium and longer term.” This was the headline statement from a publication by the …

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Training for <IR>

28 February 2015 in IIRC's news

In response to calls from businesses, the IIRC is looking to work with developers and training providers to create a high-level syllabus for professional development programmes that can be tailored to meet market needs around the world. Neil Stevenson, the IIRC’s Managing Director Global Implementation said, “We have identified a gap in the market for …

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Will Integrated Reporting improve sustainability?

26 February 2015 in Blog posts

If the Integrated Reporting Framework is successful in engaging business and investors, how – if at all – will this success affect sustainability? This is the first of a series of short blogs that address this question, based on a new article published in the Social and Environmental Accountability Journal in February, 2015. What is sustainability? The word ‘sustainability’ has many different meanings. We use …

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How are you promoting <IR>? IFAC insights

5 February 2015 in IIRC's news

An interview with  Alta Prinsloo, Executive Director, Strategy, and Chief Operating Officer, International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Why does your organization support <IR>?  The strategic partnership between IFAC and the IIRC is captured by a Memorandum of Understanding that encapsulates a shared vision of the evolution of corporate reporting for the 21st century, in which …

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<IR> Insurance Network: Getting to grips with <IR>

3 February 2015 in Blog posts

The <IR> Insurance Network was set up just over five months ago. We wanted it to be very practical – a network that would help companies get to grips with the realities of Integrated Reporting (and not just the theory!). Just to give you the background – the IIRC first floated the idea of an …

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Public Sector Pioneer Network update

3 February 2015 in Blog posts

This will be the first in regular series of blogs I will be doing to chart the work of the Public Sector Pioneer Network (the Pioneer Network), which is being run by the IIRC in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). I will look at how the Pioneer Network is …

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Uantchern’s takeaways from SAC’s first Annual Report

3 February 2015 in Blog posts

It was June 2014, time to think about and produce the very first Singapore Accountancy Commission (SAC) Annual Report. Two facts were glaringly apparent – There was no precedence and the SAC is a statutory body formed less than 2 years ago. My question to them and to myself: What should be our message? Who is our …

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Contextual reporting connects the Integrated Report to company data

3 February 2015 in Blog posts

It used to be that the only information available on a company was the information made available by the company. Typically, this information was delivered in the form of an annual report. Although annual reports got larger and weightier, today they are no longer the only source of information about a company. Instead, we get …

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January Newsletter

31 January 2015 in Newsletter

In this issue: <IR> on stage at Davos <IR> Insurance Network CEO of Singapore Accountancy Commission discusses their first Annual Report Next steps for Assurance on <IR> Contextual reporting connects the integrated report to company data

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