climate, climate change, ice melting

23 October, 2019

TCFD summit confirms climate risk should be your board’s priority

The recent global summit of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) made it clear that companies will increasingly be subject to challenge on management of climate risk by regula...
UN SDGs, Sustainable Development Goals

5 July, 2019

Integrated reporting: a framework for a more sustainable future

The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) are working together to help companies report their performance, as the world looks to ach...
goals, sustainable development

17 October, 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 March, 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 November, 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 November, 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 October, 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 October, 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 September, 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,