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IIRC Newsletter

18 May 2017 in Newsletter

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published May 2017: IIRC Council Meets in New York City ACCA report concludes Integrated Reporting supports better business performance and stakeholder relationships New Malaysian Corporate Governance Code calls on companies to move towards Integrated Reporting – as uptake also increases in the Philippines Chairman of the IASB …

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Web and flow – megatrends, microtrends and corporate reporting

12 May 2017 in Blog posts

IIRC involvement in the B20 is a multi-year journey of progress, reflects Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC web – noun: a complex system of interconnected elements flow – noun:  the action or fact of moving in a steady, continuous stream 2017 marks the fourth consecutive year when the IIRC has put corporate reporting issues …

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Meeting the information challenge

12 May 2017 in Blog posts

What makes information authentic/fit-for-purpose for both management and investors? How do we navigate standards and stakeholder needs to provide integrated information for decision making? This blog sets out some evolving thought leadership in this field from around the world, as presented at a recent international event in London. The panel chair, Richard Barker, Professor of …

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How do trade mark and designs create value for society?

12 May 2017 in Blog posts

By allowing creative people in whatever area of endeavour to benefit from the investment they have made in time or money! Trade marks protect brands, which are at the core of all marketing activities and ensure that the public know what they are buying in terms of products or services. Designs protect the appearance of …

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The Accountant: African Integrated Reporting Committee announced at ACOA 2017

10 May 2017 in Our news

An Integrated Reporting Committee for Africa has been announced at the AGM of the Pan-African Federation of Accountants (PAFA) held in Uganda as part of the 4th African Congress of Accountants (ACOA17). The Committee was announced by outgoing PAFA president, Asmaa Resmouki, and it was discussed at ACOA’s first plenary session, which focused on Integrated …

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ProBono Australia: Global Integrated Reporting Still Has Room for Improvement

10 May 2017 in Our news

The adoption of Integrated Reporting, or <IR>, by corporates can be challenging but generates tangible organizational, reputational and commercial benefits, according to a new analysis. The Insights into Integrated Reporting report, published by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), reviewed 41 corporate reports from around the world, with one of the main reviewers being …

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Accounting and Business: Clear view

10 May 2017 in Our news

Integrated Reporting has come a long way since its roots in corporate sustainability, and accountants have a vital part to play in it, says IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt. ‘This great global coalition’ is how its newly appointed CEO, Richard Howitt, describes the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). The coalition is one that involves business, …

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NQ Magazine: Creating value – everyone’s a winner

8 May 2017 in Our news

Neil Stevenson explains how organizations can create value for themselves whilst also creating value for others. Corporate governance is often considered to be about codes and processes, rather than individual responsibility to contribute to a culture of integrity and responsibility. Of course it is vital that codes are well constructed and processes effectively designed and …

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Future of Corporate Reporting

4 May 2017 in Blog posts

In October of 2015 Accountancy Europe – at that time, the Federation of European Accountants – issued a discussion paper entitled The Future of Corporate Reporting – creating the dynamics for change. It questions how corporate reporting needs to adapt to economic reality and stakeholder expectations. The discussion it generated has been incredibly fruitful and …

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