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Integrated Reporting: The South African Experience

By Sachin Sawhney

Few countries can claim that integrated reporting (IR) is common among domestic companies. An exception is South Africa, with many listed and public organizations having produced integrated reports for over six years. The emergence of IR as the dominant form of corporate reporting in South Africa has produced a significant…

From Financial Capitalism to Sustainable Capitalism

By Sachin Sawhney

Since the 1930s, we have looked at things through a financial lens, and I’m afraid that cannot pertain in the changed world of the 21st century. In 1994, I spoke about an inclusive approach to governance—that a board should understand the major stakeholder groupings relevant to the company and try…

Transforming Integrated Reporting into Integrated Information Management

By Sachin Sawhney

According to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), “Sustainability reporting is central to integrated reporting. Robust sustainability metrics are included in integrated reports, based on the International IR Framework”

The Accounting Profession and Sustainability

By Sachin Sawhney

The word “sustainability” can have a lot of definitions. We can think about sustainability from an environmental perspective, but we can also think about sustainability as the notion of dealing with change, providing information for decision-making, and the sustainability of the business world and the employment base that it supports.

Driving Revenue Growth Through Sustainable Products and Services

By Sachin Sawhney

A corporate sustainability program can be more than just a commitment to adhering to the best environmental, social, and governance (ESG) standards in the field; it can drive innovation and be a key element of a company’s growth strategy. As corporate sustainability practices evolve and mature from isolated initiatives focused…

The importance of Sustainability in Accounting

By Sachin Sawhney
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Interview with Mervyn E. King, Jane Gleeson-White, and Stanley Goldstein on the importance of Sustainability in Accounting.

NYU Just Launched a Corporate Reporting/Integrated Reporting Course

By Sachin Sawhney

NYU has taken the initiative to launch a new course in corporate reporting and Integrated reporting.  Check out more details on the NYU website: https://www.sps.nyu.edu/professional-pathways/courses/FINA1-CE9020-corporate-reporting-2-0-integrated-reporting.html#more-details

Trustlaw Training

By Sachin Sawhney

Join the TrustLaw team and social innovation experts for practical legal training on social enterprise and impact investing in San Francisco on 13 September 2016. The course will explore key legal issues and trends in the burgeoning social innovation space and provide lawyers and professionals in the sector with the…

Guide for General Counsel On Corporate Sustainability

By Sachin Sawhney

our view is clear. General Counsel are more well placed, better equipped and increasingly able to drive change and deliver value to their companies through an increased focus on “corporate sustainability”.

Sustainability disclosure Getting ahead of the curve

By Sachin Sawhney

Sustainability reporting has traditionally been voluntary in the United States for the most part. However, heightened regulatory and legal scrutiny, along with other market developments, indicates that the transparency and accuracy of sustainability reporting is increasingly important.

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