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Professor Judge Mervyn King to give keynote at Corporate Directors Conference 2018

23 August 2018

The IIRC Council Chair, Professor Judge Mervyn King, will be giving two key note address at the Corporate Directors Conference 2018 on Tuesday 18 September 2018 in Kuala Lumpur. Speaking on the subject, ‘value creation in the era of seismic disruption’, King will consider how the audit profession has reached a tipping point, arguing that …

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Integrated reporting ideal tool for responding to new UK Corporate Governance Code

16 July 2018

The UK’s revised Corporate Governance Code issued today provides the ideal opportunity for British companies to adopt integrated reporting, with the new Code strengthening the alignment with the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). A principle of the new Code issued by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is that the board should have the necessary ‘resources’ …

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IIRC welcomes appointment to IASB Management Commentary Consultative Group

10 July 2018

The International Integrated Reporting Council’s Chief Technical Officer, Lisa French, has been appointed to the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Management Commentary Consultative Group. The IASB is revising and updating its practice statement on Management Commentary, initially issued in 2010, to reflect the latest developments in corporate reporting. This consultative group has been appointed to …

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IIRC launches new <IR> Network group to drive integrated thinking

11 June 2018

The International Integrated Reporting Council launches the Integrated Thinking & Strategy special interest group on 12 June 2018 at an event held in London. The group, a subset of the international <IR> Network, offers world-renowned and innovative organizations the opportunity to share thinking about developing strategy across multiple capitals, learn from world leaders and co-create a …

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European Commission Fitness Check: Show your support for integrated reporting

14 May 2018

The European Commission has launched a public consultation to review its current public reporting requirements to assess whether the EU reporting framework is still fit for purpose. This consultation will help set the path for the future of corporate reporting across Europe. As an increasingly used and important reporting framework, the European Commission are asking about the …

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IIRC, UNCTAD, WBCSD and NBA: The role of business in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

26 April 2018

Following a joint event hosted on 23 April 2018 by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), and the Royal Netherlands Professional Association of Accountants (NBA), the four organizations have released the following statement: As organizations committed to sustainable …

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2018 address by Judge Professor Mervyn King, Chairman of the Council, IIRC

12 March 2018

The first industrial revolution, which began in the late 18th century, focused on the benefits of water and steam power to mechanize production. Machines started to be used instead of human or animal labour. Although there had been pollution prior to this time, the emissions from mechanised factories was the beginning of the dangerous anthropogenic …

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