Integrated Reporting (IR) – Benefits and Challenges

Date: May 31, 2013
Time: 12:30 PM Eastern Time

Event Details:

Hear from the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)’s Lisa French as she provides an overview and highlights key items from the new consultation draft for the Integrated Reporting (IR) Framework which is open for comment until July 15, 2013. This paper outlines a new corporate reporting model for the future, where the IR process results in concise communication about how an organization’s strategy, governance, performance and prospects lead to the creation of value over the short, medium and long term. The IIRC cite a number of benefits that IR should provide to investors including: clear, concise information about the value of an organization; increase in opportunity and reduction of risk; and better decision making. Join us to learn how this initiative has the potential to impact businesses, investors, capital markets and the economy – here in Canada and around the world.

This webinar is a 60 minute event. Where applicable, you are entitled to a one hour CPD credit (pending successful completion of the Quiz).

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Speaker Bio

Lisa French, Head of External Relations, Americas
International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)

Based in New York, Lisa oversees the IIRC’s outreach efforts in North, Central and South America. Prior to joining the IIRC, Lisa served as Technical Director at the Global Reporting Initiative and Principal, Guidance and Support at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants. Lisa’s industry experience includes work at 3M Canada Company, Metso Minerals and Ford Motor Company. Lisa has also consulted to the International Finance Corporation on investment strategies, training programs and external communications.

Lisa has an MBA in Finance and Business & Sustainability from the Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto. She holds an Engineering Chemistry degree with an Environmental specialization from Queen’s University, Kingston. Lisa is a licensed professional engineer

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