goals, sustainable development

17 Oct, 2018

Sustainable Development Goals: which comes first?

In 2015, to establish a combined global effort to tackle the world’s most pressing challenges, the United Nations set out 17 specific social and economic development goals, which natio...
Jane Diplock, IIRC

16 Mar, 2018

Paradigm shift: Jane Diplock, IIRC

Tipping points are sometimes hard to see when they’re actually happening. Much easier to spot them in retrospect, when the faultlines between the past and present are more easily defined. When it...
integrated thinking, integrated reporting

8 Nov, 2017

Non-execs need the right skills for effective integrated reporting

It is a clear expectation that board members are financially literate and any board using a skills matrix will encapsulate this in some way. But what about an understanding of value beyo...
sustainable business, sustainable growth, green economy, sustainable development

6 Nov, 2017

Sustainable development means securing the future of business

We need to turn our approach to sustainable development on its head. We need to get it out of our minds that committing to sustainable development is about doing ...
stakeholders, stakeholder engagement

18 Oct, 2017

FTSE350 governance compliance rises, while stakeholder engagement low

Despite an increasing number of FTSE350 companies meeting all corporate governance requirements, the level of stakeholder engagement has fallen for the third year in a row. Grant Thornton’s
Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, , Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, responsible business, integrated reporting, IIRC

2 Oct, 2017

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild heads IIRC convention line-up

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, founder of the campaign group Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, is the keynote speaker at the International Integrated Reporting Council's annual convention in Amst...
Annual Reporting in 2016/17, EY, annual reports

28 Sep, 2017

Annual reports swell in size and content improves, but work to be done

Despite ongoing concerns about the legibility and accessibility of annual reports, their length has increased,

1 Aug, 2017

Human capital disclosure – resist, comply or exploit?

On 6 July 2017, the Human Capital Management Coalit...
Richard Howitt, IIRC

31 Jul, 2017

IIRC marks advances in integrated reporting, but ‘work to be done’ in US

The reach of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) increased by more than half during 2016, according to the body's annual report. The IIRC also celebrated bringing on board China's...