Every year, a sea of annual reports is churned out. Produced in their thousands across the world, they are often a source of information that’s momentarily appreciated and eventually forgotten. However, there have been instances when annual reports proved to be much more than a piece of statutory disclosure. These annual reports have helped expand the horizons of the industry, redeeming them of their short lifespans.
We are in the midst of yet another social media storm – the 10 year challenge! While the challenge is being criticized as a vain exercise by some, it serves as inspiration for a discussion on the whirlwind developments in the world of online annual reports.
Invited to speak at the third annual MENA Roadshow (2018) in Dubai, Dr. Vijith Kannangara, Chairman of Smart Media The Annual Report Company, explained how integrated reporting revolutionises shareholder engagement. It was a rallying call to investor relations professionals in the MENA region.
Integrated Reporting is changing the trajectory of corporate reporting across the world. From South Africa to Japan and across Europe, Integrated Reporting has been adopted by a multiplicity of corporates.
Creativity and an awareness of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) are equally important for the success of a blog, particularly a company blog.
What is the actual value of a business entity? When you’ve been in the annual report business for over two decades this is a question you grapple with every day.