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Corporate Reporting Practices

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Gender Accountability Reporting; presented at xxxi st Indian Accounting Association Conference and International seminar held on 22nd 23rd Nov'2008 at Gujarat University Ahmedabad.

Gender Accountability Reporting; presented at xxxi st Indian Accounting Association Conference and International seminar held on 22nd 23rd Nov'2008 at Gujarat University Ahmedabad.

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  • 1. Technical Session-I Corporate Reporting & Accounting Standards in the Global Scenario:
  • 2.
    • INTRODUCTION:
    • What is corporate reporting?
    • Corporate reporting framework:
    • Benefits of reporting
    • NEW TRENDS IN REPORTING:
    • Latest developments :
    • Corporate social responsibility (CSR) perspective
    • Insights drawn :
    • Global trends :
    • Good practices :
    • Reporting Tips :
  • 3. INTRODUCTION:
    • reporting is considered a core business intelligence (BI)
    • allows organizations to easily access, format, and deliver information
    • to employees, customers, and Stakeholders
  • 4. What is corporate reporting?
    • relate to the presentation and disclosure aspects on:
    • Financial reporting
    • Corporate governance
    • Executive remuneration
    • Corporate responsibility
    • Narrative reporting
  • 5. Corporate reporting framework:
  • 6. Benefits of reporting
    • 1. Company benefits:
    • Improved financial performance;
    • Lower operating costs;
    • Enhanced brand image and reputation;
    • Increased sales and customer loyalty;
    • Greater productivity and quality;
    • More ability to attract and retain employees;
    • Reduced regulatory oversight;
    • Access to capital;
    • Workforce diversity;
    • Product safety and decreased liability.
  • 7. 2. Benefits to the community and the general public:
    • Charitable contributions;
    • Employee volunteer programmes;
    • Corporate involvement in community education, employment and homelessness programmes;
    • Product safety and quality.
  • 8. 3. Environmental benefits:
    • Greater material recyclability;
    • Better product durability and
    • functionality;
    • Greater use of renewable resources;
    • Integration of environmental management tools into business plans, including life-cycle assessment and costing, environmental management standards, and eco-labelling.
  • 9. NEW TRENDS IN REPORTING:
    • Corporate Reporting Compliance through Web Sites
    • Developments in company reporting on workplace gender equality
    • ( Sarbanes-Oxley US example )
    • Reporting has emerged as Global & International Responsibility (IFRS)
    • As Business Action for Sustainable Development
    • Corporate reporting is not just form-filling
    • Corporate’s social responsibility
  • 10. Latest developments :
    • Amendments to IAS 39 and IFRS 7
    • Legislation and guidance
    • Effective on-line reporting
    • Transparency in energy company accounts
    • Excutive remuneration
    • FRCouncil periodical reviews
    • disclosure Key Performance Indicators
    • on carbon emissions
  • 11. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) perspective: Some of the drivers pushing business towards CSR include :
    • The shrinking role of government
    • Demands for greater disclosure
    • Increased customer interest
    • Growing investor pressure
    • Competitive labour markets
    • Supplier relations
    • Developments in company reporting on workplace gender equality
  • 12. Insights drawn :
    • reports are weak on disclosure and market context for investor needs
    • Getting to grips with non-GAAP measures - pitch variances
    • Take sustainability to heart – make it a mantra
    • Emissions reporting as per new report requirements
    • Improvement to the Financial Reporting Supply Chain and Areas for Future Actions.
    • Draft the New Sustainability reports.
    • Annual reports to be featured on You-Tube :
  • 13.
    • Report Leadership - executive remuneration
    • Report Leadership - online reporting
    • Show more than the money
    • Comply Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
    • Shareholder friendly report
    • Best Practice Environmental Social and Governance Reporting
  • 14. Global trends :
    • The Australian Reporting Environment –
    • Telling it like it is
    • Tax Transparency Framework’ 2007
    • to report on carbon activity disclosures
    • Corporate reporting be not reduced to form-
    • filling.
    • Learning to learn from the Global
    • experiences.
    • The Business Review and AIM(Alternative
    • Investment Market )
  • 15. Good practices :
    • Selecting examples in reporting
    • Building Public Trust Awards for excedllence in reporting
    • Bringing ideas to life
    • Shareholder friendly report
    • Best Practice Environmental Social and Governance Reporting
  • 16. Reporting Tips :
    • Have a backbone – thru Strategic statements
    • Present the big picture- Put your results in the context of market trends
    • Whom are you kidding? - Provide an honest and open analysis of both the upsides and the challenges the company faces.
    • Flash in the pains pan - provide charts to help investors understand what is driving revenue and profit growth. Is the growth sustainable, or not?
  • 17.
    • Cash is king -'Let's clear up the cash flow statement
    • Report is not the kitchen sink - The important things are no more prominent than the things that aren't important.' Highlight principal risks, not all risks.
    • Bottom up - 'The area where there is greatest potential for increased disclosure that would add value
    • Bridging the GAAP - Embrace non-GAAP measures but apply certain ground rules “reconcile non-GAAP back to GAAP”
  • 18.
    • You owe it to the Creditors - Debt information
    • Metrics that pay Explain clearly how management are incentivised
    • Wood for the trees Key information and messages can get lost in the volume of data and the use of jargon
  • 19.  
  • 20.
    • Dr. M.G.Hiremath.
    • &
    • Dr. (Smt) S.S.Aralelimath.
    • Dept of Commerce & Accountancy
    • KLS Gogte College of Commerce
    • Belgaum-590006 (Karnataka)
    • Cell No: 094489 89384
    • e Mail: [email_address]
    Thank you-

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