World Watch magazine


Comment and analysis

The ‘aha!’ moment, engaging employees, and the role of business in society: Mary O’Malley talks integrated reporting
Mary O’Malley, Vice President, Environment and Sustainability, talks about integrated reporting at one of the world’s largest financial institutions.

Social and ethical sourcing: is Australia falling behind?
Not taking ethical sourcing seriously could leave companies dealing with unimaginable problems.

Interview: Sustainable businesses need eKPIs
Executive remuneration targets must take natural capital into account, says Gerald Seegers.

New streamlined financial reports hit the market
Australian companies are making efforts to streamline their financial reporting. Regina Fikkers and Vanessa Richards reveal the state of play.

Financial reporting: calling time on the blame game
Hilary Eastman on why it’s time to stop talking and start doing.

IFRS 9 – too little, too late?
Will the new standard make as big a difference as its setters hope? Sandra Thompson and Mercedes Baño consider the impact.

“Unrealised does not mean unreal”: But what should OCI look like?
Can the IASB come up with a conceptual definition of Other Comprehensive Income – should they? Andrea Allocco considers the options

In focus: Risk, resilience and leadership
Risks are becoming ever more interconnected. How can leaders make their organisation truly resilient and grab opportunities too?

Audit market regulation – what’s appropriate, what’s proportionate?
At a time of unprecedented scrutiny, it’s vital that regulators choose the right reforms to sustain and improve the audit market.

Cutting clutter – is it the wrong focus?
Some investors are starting to say that cutting volume and clutter shouldn’t be a priority. Hilary Eastman considers their arguments.