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.
This is the third article in an introductory series that explores the importance of sustainability in the corporate world. The first and second articles can be accessed from the embedded links in the article.
A few decades back, a substantial portion of the value of a corporate was believed to be embodied in its book value resulting in a (share) price to book value or PBV multiple closer to one. But, things have changed since then.