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The latest updates from the Ince team

Climate Change Risk Reporting is a Necessity

The way companies report on environmental, social and governance issues in their Integrated Reports is a major concern to investors and other stakeholders. Recently, in South Africa, some shareholder activists and lobby groups picked up placards and picketed outside of a Standard Bank AGM. Their concern? A voting resolution requiring the banks to do more…

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The Integrated Report as a Trust-Building Tool

Mark Graham, an Associate Professor at the UCT Graduate School of Business, recently shared his opinions on Integrated Reporting (IR) and its ability to increase value (as a result of improved trust) for listed (and other) entities. As the business world begins to create greater awareness on sustainability, company reports, when done well, can inspire…

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iCA4M: Automation That Eases Compliance

In the age of accountability, fund managers seek tools to automate and ease compliance By Anton Liebenberg Spare a thought for South African fund managers. In the wake of a seemingly endless list of controversies and governance crises, South African companies are under increasing pressure to improve how they report on the performance of funds…

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Understanding iXBRL

What is the purpose of iXBRL? Apart from the fact that its use is now a regulatory requirement, iXBRL is explained by the problems solved. Previously, there had not been a consistent specification that worked for all entities. The preparation of automated rendering and extraction tools needed to be prepared for each different specification used…

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iXBRL Updates From CIPC – August 2019

The Regulator (CIPC ) is requiring all filers, to increase the detail in the tagging and mapping in their iXBRL filings, this year. XBRL was introduced last year on 1 July 2018; with filers being advised that high-level mapping, was acceptable FOR THE FIRST YEAR including: • All individual Mandatory Elements, = 51 • Plus,…

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The Case for Gender Parity

When 20000 women marched to Pretoria on 9 August 1956, they could only dream of the women’s rights that would be enshrined in South Africa’s Constitution in 1996. Unfortunately, it often seems as if those rights are not worth the paper they are written on. South Africa is still a patriarchal society and women are…

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5 Minutes with Nicky Newton-King

The building of the JSE’s deep sense of diversity across their staff base was a conscious decision started by her predecessor, says Nicky Newton-King, the current CEO of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange. “Once you start to build diversity (both racial and gender diversity), it becomes a place where it is known that you can perform…

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Itumeleng Ndlozi Means Business

Itumeleng Ndlozi sits on the executive committee, as Divisional Managing Director of the Public Sector at Ince. She began her career at Ince 11 years ago in the Marketing division playing a support role to the other business units by assisting them with engaging with their clients. Her journey continued in client services where she…

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A Deeper Look into Public-Private Partnerships with Mark Barnes

Ince hosted the first of its Ince Talks Series, the theme of which was “A deeper look into public-private partnerships”. The guest speaker was the South African Post Office’s CEO, Mark Barnes. At the time of his speech, Barnes gave insights into the workings at the Post Office, his contributions to helping to turn the…

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Considering the Role of Women in Corporate SA

For several years, ex-ABSA chief executive officer (CEO) Maria Ramos was the lone woman in the role of CEO in the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) top 40 listed companies. Since her departure from the position in January 2019, there are none. There are now no female CEOs running any of the country’s 40 largest listed…

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