Beyond Compliance: Social and Ethics Committees under King IV

March 28th, 2017|

King IV, released on 1 November 2016 and effective for financial years commencing 1 April 2017, expands on the role of the Social and Ethics […]

Beyond compliance – stakeholder engagement under King IV

September 16th, 2016|

Stakeholder engagement – a key aspect to Integrated Reporting – is broadly recognised as being crucial to strategic business and reporting decisions. The fourth iteration […]

Impact investing in South Africa: what the future holds

July 29th, 2016|

This article originally appeared in the Trialogue Annual Sustainability Review, a copy of which is available here.

Impact investing is an increasingly effective driver of socio-economic […]

SOEs’ commitment to economic development

June 2nd, 2016|

“It was Mother Theresa who said that love is not patronising and charity isn’t about pity, it’s about love. Charity and love are the same. […]

South Africa’s renewable energy plan needs a close eye

June 24th, 2015|

Lucy Baker, University of Sussex

South Africa has become one of the leading destinations for renewable energy investment with an estimated R193 billion already committed. But […]

QnA: Mervyn King

June 2nd, 2015|

Mervyn King needs little introduction. A former Supreme Court judge and currently chairman of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the Integrated Reporting Committee of […]

Leading companies pull further ahead in reporting

May 28th, 2015|

The annual EY Excellence in Integrated Reporting Awards are starting to reveal a gap between the reporting pioneers and the majority of followers who have […]

Can reporting predict a crisis?

May 25th, 2015|

Integrated reporting frameworks, standards and guidelines aim to promote quality reporting and are, indeed, making disclosure more robust.

But has this moved us any closer to […]

The status of social and ethics committees: a Trialogue/EY survey

May 22nd, 2015|

The Companies Act, 2008 (Act 71 of 2008) I introduced the requirement that all listed companies, State-owned or of high public interest, must maintain a […]

Putting non-financial data to work

May 21st, 2015|

When will non-financial data translate into business intelligence?

Too often, companies haphazardly scrape together data and commentary on sustainability topics just weeks before the reports go […]