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High-quality business reporting is at the heart of strong and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. It allows organizations to present a cohesive explanation of their business and helps them engage with internal and external stakeholders, including customers, employees, shareholders, creditors, and regulators, while also promoting better internal decision making. Professional accountants are integral to all phases of organizational reporting. Read More
The Global Reporting Initiative released a new survey report reviewing different ways integrated reports are taking shape around the world. It looks at 756 reports published from 2010 to 2012 following GRI Guidelines; it also surveys 52 organizations that issued integrated reports during all three years.
Ranks the world’s stock exchanges based on the extent to which their large listed companies are disclosing the seven “first generation” sustainability indicators: employee turnover, energy, greenhouse gases, lost-time injury rate, payroll, waste, and water
Integrate: Doing Business in the 21st Century
October 1, 2013 - Professor Mervyn E. King and Leigh Roberts
New eBook from the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Chair, Professor Mervyn E King, and IIRC Working Group member, Leigh Roberts of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, on why traditional reporting by companies is no longer fit for purpose.
The GHG Protocol, and accompanying guidance and tools, is the most widely used international accounting tool for government and business leaders to understand, quantify, and manage greenhouse gas emissions.
This study suggests that companies which provided information on a continuous basis would be perceived as having better corporate governance, and would attract investment more easily
Of the investors surveyed for this report, 93% called for greater consistency and transparency, while 84% of respondents agreed established standardised reporting frameworks need to be used by companies to achieve both those aims.
Seeks to influence the growing debate on developing greater consistency of transparency and accountability within public sector financial reporting internationally.
August 28, 2014 - International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board
August 25, 2014 - Business World Online
August 25, 2014 - The Accountant
August 15, 2014 - The Accountant
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