Are you ready for Integrated Reporting?

Communicating a clear, concise, and integrated story that explains how your company creates value is essential to engage your stakeholders. Integrated Reporting  can play a key role in this, and we invite you to join us for a roundtable lunch seminar on Integrated Reporting, an exciting new form of corporate reporting that enhances the way organizations think, plan and report the story of their business.

Joining us will be Mike Krzus, a pioneer and renowned expert in Integrated Reporting, and the author of “The Integrated Reporting Movement” and “One Report” with Bob Eccles. Mike serves as Senior Advisor to Sustainserv and BrownFlynn.

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Bernd Kasemir and Mike Krzus

According to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), Integrated Reporting, or <IR>, is enhancing the way organizations think, plan and report the story of their business.

Integrated Reporting helps companies clearly articulate their value creation process by way of material financial and non-financial performance indicators, and how they interact with the business model of the company. It also helps  businesses think holistically about their strategy and plans, make informed decisions and manage key risks to build investor and stakeholder confidence and improve future performance. <IR> is shaped by a diverse coalition including business leaders and investors to drive a global evolution in corporate reporting.

In this workshop, Mike Krzus and Sustainserv’s Managing Partner, Bernd Kasemir, will discuss An Effective Approach to Integrated Reporting and Integrated Management. Their presentation will draw upon Mike Krzus’ recently released white paper “Integrated Reporting for a Long-Term Strategy” and Sustainserv’s experience supporting the global chemical company, Clariant, with the development of Clariant’s Integrated Report 2016 and Sustainability Report 2016. We will dive into the benefits and long-term value of Integrated Reporting while highlighting ways it communicates innovatively and effectively to key stakeholders.

Date: Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Time: 11:30am - 1:30pm
Location: 31 State Street, 10th Floor, Boston, MA

Lunch and validated parking at the Garage at Post Office Square will be provided.

About Bernd Kasemir, Managing Partner, Sustainserv: Bernd focuses on the intersection of strategy, management, and reporting for corporate initiatives that bridge financial and pre-financial (ESG) topics. His work often involves making ESG indicators, such as those developed by the Global Reporting Initiative, accessible and easy to use for internal management systems and external reports. With his broad background, which includes a Ph.D. in chemistry from ETH Zurich, postdoctoral work in environmental sociology at Harvard, and training in business administration at IMD, he brings an integrative perspective to his work with Sustainserv’s clients.

About Mike Krzus: Mike brings practical experience and insight to his role as a Senior Advisor to Sustainserv. He collaborates with Sustainserv and BrownFlynn to develop integrated reporting services and consulting approaches that help clients understand how integrated reporting builds trust, attracts long-term investors, and creates value for shareholders and society. He worked for 38 years in industry and public accounting prior to retiring from a global accounting firm in 2011 and founding Mike Krzus Consulting, and has been an independent integrated reporting consultant with public and privately held companies. Mike is coauthor, with Robert G. Eccles and Sydney Ribot, of The Integrated Reporting Movement: Meaning, Momentum, Motives, and Materiality (Wiley, 2015). Mike and Bob Eccles also wrote One Report: Integrated Reporting for a Sustainable Strategy. In addition, he has written or coauthored 14 articles, five book chapters, two case studies, two teaching notes, and a working paper on integrated reporting. Mike is a passionate advocate for integrated reporting and has spoken at business forums, investor meetings, regulatory agencies, accounting firms, stock exchanges, and universities around the world.

To Register for this Roundtable, please click here.