Announcement: IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications

IIRC Secretariat – Pilot Programme & Communications The Pilot Programme is an opportunity for a select group of companies to demonstrate their leadership in Integrated Reporting through participation in a two-year programme, starting in October. Integrated Reporting makes clear the linkages between an organization’s strategy, governance and financial performance and …

The Core Mission of Crowdfinance

Let’s talk Reg A+, liquidity, data bubbles & the heart of crowdfinance The Core Mission of Crowdfinance March 10, 2015 By Dara Albright I spend many waking hours advocating for crowdfinance and preaching about the economic repercussions of an unjust financial system that inhibits entrepreneurs from procuring growth capital and …

A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable

Saturday, 11 Oct, 9 – 10:30, Room: tbc http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/TOPICS/CSO/0,,contentMDK:23610678~pagePK:220503~piPK:220476~theSitePK:228717,00.html A Mandatory Approval of Complex Financial Instruments: The Need for a Precautionary Policy to Make Financial Markets Economically Sustainable Sponsor: World Future Council Panelists: Manuel Montes (South Centre), Nathan Coplin (New Rules for Global Finance), CHAIR: Suleika Reiners (World Future Council) The IMF …

Renewable Energy Markets Conference, December 2-4, 2014

About Renewable Energy Markets 2014 For nearly 20 years, the annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has been the leading forum for the clean energy marketplace. Attracting participants from around the globe who share an interest in and commitment to promoting clean energy, REM remains the only conference of its …

Innovation Forum – Engaging Stakeholder in Frontier Markets, October 30-31

How to effectively engage stakeholders in frontier markets An exclusive two-day executive training workshop, certified by the CSR Training Institute 30-31 October, 2014, London Introduction An unhappy stakeholder with a cell phone and internet connection can turn a problem into a crisis that can threaten the very survival of your …

Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights

Please join the Financial Transparency Coalition and the Latin American Network on Debt, Development, and Rights for Hidden Money, Hidden Resources: Financing Development with Transparency October 14-15 | Melia Hotel | Av. Salaverry, 2599, 00000, Lima Peru You are invited to the 2014 annual conference of the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC), …

Enabling through Technology

IIRC Newsletter – August Edition Enabling <IR> through Technology  The best use of technology to help implement integrated thinking and <IR> is proving to be a key challenge for organizations. As a result, the IIRC is inviting technology companies to come together in the <IR> Technology Initiative to help them consider …

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey

Tomorrow’s investment rules: a global survey From Ernst & Young and Institutional Investor Over the past few years, corporations have started to report more non-financial information, including data on their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance. Whether driven by regulation, a desire for market advantage, or to meet the needs …

A View from Gansu

Dear Friends,   I hope you might take a few minutes out of your busy schedules to review the results of GIFT’s recent leadership programme in Gansu, China: Round-up:  China 2014 – Global Leaders Programme Photo Story: Gansu Modern Forage, Lanzhou China Participants worked hard to produce some excellent recommendations for a …

PRI Webinar: Carbon emissions – Understanding, managing and reporting

25 July 2014 Financial institutions are increasingly required to provide information about the steps they are taking to protect themselves – and their stakeholders – from investments exposed to systemic carbon and climate change risks. This webinar provides practical insights into how investors can identify and manage risks concealed in …