IRC Annual Conference 2020 – Integrated Thinking in Action

The IRC hosted the annual Conference 2020 – Integrated Thinking in Action – on 26 November 2020. The webcast and presentations are available below.


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IRC Annual Conference 2020 – Programme

9:00 – 9:05 Welcome
Leigh Roberts
, CEO of the IRC
9:05 – 9:20 Keynote address: 10 years of IR: What lies ahead?
Professor Mervyn King
, Chair of the IRC and Chair Emeritus of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC)
9:20 – 10:05 Panel discussion: Reporting in a time of crisis: Showing the integrated picture
Professor Mark Graham
, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business; Alfred Visagie, Head: Investor Relations of the Nedbank Group; Ian Kramer, Interim Chief Financial Officer of AngloGold Ashanti Ltd; and Dr Leila Fourie, CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. Host: Leigh Roberts
10:05 – 10:10 5-minute break
10:10 – 10:45 Panel discussion: Integrated risk management: A six capitals perspective
Itumeleng Lebepe, Chief Risk Officer of Exxaro Ltd and Berenice Francis, Group Executive: Corporate Affairs, Risk and Sustainability of Motus Holdings Ltd.    Host: Sheralee Morland, IRC Working Group member and Past President of the Institute of Risk Management of South Africa
10:45 – 11:15 Presentation: Update on the revision of the International <IR> Framework
Liz Prescott, Technical Director of the IIRC
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 – 11:45 Presentation: Outlook: IRC Information Paper
Esha Mansingh, IRC Working Group member and Chief Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Officer of Imperial Logistics Ltd
11:45 – 12:10 Q&A: Integrated purpose and long-term value
Professor Mervyn King
.     Host: Leigh Roberts 
12:10 – 12:15 5-minute break
12:15 – 12:45 Presentation: IR trends in South Africa and how integrated reports have evolved over the past 10 years
Professor Mark Graham, Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business
12:45 – 13:15 Presentation: Assurance of the integrated report: Is it really needed?
Michael Bray, Director, In-Country Engagement of the IIRC and Professor of Practice (Integrated Reporting) at Deakin University
13:15 – 13:20 Close and thanks
Leigh Roberts

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