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May 17
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08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
The Sustainability Governance Scorecard©
  • Focus on Integrated Thinking
  • Analyzing links to the SDGs
  • Highlighting Sustainability Stewardship
  • Transforming publicly available information from Sustainability Leaders into a peer learning exercise
  • Moderator Gizem Argüden - Board Member, Argüden Governance Academy
  • Fatma Öğücü Şen - Research Director, Argüden Governance Academy
  • Kübra Koldemir - Sustainability Researcher, Argüden Governance Academy
08:00 - 09:00 60 mins
Meet members of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue
  • Janine Guillot - Director of Capital Markets Policy and Outreach, SASB
  • Ian Mackintosh - Chair, Corporate Reporting Dialogue
  • Lisa French - Chief Technical Officer, IIRC
  • Richard Howitt - Chief Executive Officer, IIRC
  • Tony Rooke - Global Technical Director, CDP
  • Gary Kabureck - Board Member, International Accounting Standards Board
  • Nadine Robinson - Technical Director, Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB)
09:00 - 09:30 30 mins
Opening remarks
  • Dominic Barton - Chair, IIRC Council
09:30 - 10:30 60 mins
Building momentum: The ongoing development of integrated reporting across the globe

In the five years since the launch of the <IR> Framework, companies across the world are using it to enhance their reporting, regulators are encouraging businesses to adopt it, and investors are asking companies to employ long-term value creation in their engagement.

  • Understand how the Momentum Phase of the IIRC’s strategy will impact your sector or market
  • Check out market-leading case studies showing how companies are using integrated reporting to drive better performance in a variety of global jurisdictions
  • A discussion of the corporate governance and regulatory drivers encouraging better disclosures and improved corporate reporting
  • Patrick Kabuya - Senior Governance Specialist, World Bank Group
  • Yen-Pei Chen - Integrated Reporting lead, ACCA
  • Rakesh Agarwal - Group Vice President, Reliance Industries Limited
  • Moderator Jonathan Labrey - Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Networking coffee break
11:00 - 12:00 60 mins
Value creation and investor stewardship
  • How does integrated reporting support a higher quality dialogue between company boards and investors?
  • Is ESG a fad or a permanent trend that is changing the basis of the engagement with investors?
  • Learn how investors are exploring a new generation of integrated metrics
  • Explore how the new opportunities in green finance are changing the way investors assess companies
  • Roland Rott, CFA - Head of ESG, La Française Asset Management
  • James Hyde - Senior Financial Analyst, PGIM Fixed Income
  • Johan Vanderlugt - ESG Data & Integration Specialist, NN Investment Partners
  • Moderator Elina Rolfe - Director, Reporting & Assessment, Principles for Responsible Investment
12:55 - 13:50 55 mins
Networking lunch
13:50 - 15:00 70 mins
Workshop 5
Interacting with the Board on value creation
  • Jean-Luc Barlet - Group Chief Compliance Officer, Mazars
  • Paul W. Chan - President, Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors
  • Vânia Maria da Costa Borgerth - Deputy Managing Director for the Controlling Division, BNDES – Brazilian Development Bank
13:50 - 15:00 70 mins
Workshop 6
Researching the evidence for integrated reporting
  • Prof. Dr. Guler Aras - Founding Chair, Integrated Reporting Network Turkey and Founding Director, Center for Finance, Governance & Sustainability, Yildiz Technical University
  • Prof. Stefano Zambon - Professor of Accounting and Business Economics, University of Ferrara
  • Moderator Dr. Laura Girella - <IR> Leading Practice and Research Programmes Coordinator, IIRC
15:00 - 16:10 70 mins
Workshop 7
The European agenda for integrated reporting
  • Tomás Conde - Senior Advisor on Financial Reporting at LLYC and Former Head of Sustainability, BBVA, Spain
  • Marcello Colla - Head of Administration, Control and Sustainability, Etica Sgr and O.I.B.R.(Italian Foundation for Business Reporting)
  • Saskia Slomp - CEO, European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)
15:00 - 16:10 70 mins
Workshop 8
Purpose-led communications

How do brands and companies shift the dial from one-off purpose-driven campaigns to using purpose to drive business transformation and value creation that will propel progress, participation, and innovation?

  • Why purpose matters and why it must tie closely to the heart of sustainable business strategy and business impacts?
  • Outline steps for articulating your purpose 
  • How to activate purpose
  • Stephen Butler - Director of Stakeholder Engagement, Luminous
  • James Whittingham - Senior Sustainability Consultant, Luminous
  • Juliet Markham - Head of Communications, IIRC
16:10 - 16:55 45 mins
Closing discussion
  • Mark Gough - Executive Director, Natural Capital Coalition
  • Richard Howitt - Chief Executive Officer, IIRC
  • Charles Tilley - Executive Chairman, CGMA Research Foundation
  • Joy Thomas - President and CEO, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada
16:55 - 17:25 30 mins
Conference summary and next steps
  • Prof. Mervyn King - Chair Emeritus, IIRC