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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
Integrated Reporting as a Catalyst for Long-Term Financial Sustainability
September 3, 2015 - World Bank
What will it take to end poverty and boost shared prosperity? How does Integrated Reporting fit into this picture? Bridging the financing gap – how can <IR> help?
Analysing the Final Amendments to the IFRS for SMEs
August 27, 2015 - Wiley Insight
Discusses the final modifications (including worked examples) that will have a significant impact on the entities that prepare their financial statements according to the IFRS for SMEs.
This report provides an insight into current practices for banks’ reporting on the capitals, outlines leading reporting practice and articulates the value proposition for banks to report on the capitals.
The IIRC developed new messaging and a new slide deck to ensure that the IIRC and its partners are communicating clearly and concisely about what integrated reporting is.
2015 IFRS—A Briefing for Chief Executives–Now Available
August 11, 2015 - IFRS Foundation
This Briefing has been specially prepared for Chief Executives, members of Audit Committees, Boards of Directors and others who want a broad overview of the International Accounting Standards Board’s (IASB) Standards.
The IIRC is asking for feedback on the first draft of the <IR> Competence Matrix. This is intended to provide clear guidance in the market as to the skills and experience necessary to be an effective practitioner in <IR>.
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Drawing on government finance statistics reported to the IMF, this paper presents a new database of fiscal transparency for 186 countries in 2003–13 and derives from it indices of the overall comprehensiveness of fiscal statistics as well as specific indices of the coverage of public institutions, fiscal flows, and fiscal stocks.
- Is the New Accounting Standard on Leases Set to Change Business Practice?
August 22, 2016 - In the Black
- US FASB Aims to Clarify Consolidation Guidance for Not-for-Profits
August 10, 2016 - Accounting Web
- Singapore Lags behind in Sustainability Reporting
August 8, 2016 - The Accountant
- Why Non-GAAP Earnings May Be Risky for Investors
August 5, 2016 - Investopedia
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