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Board's Role in Performance & Sustainability, Integrated Reporting & Combined Assurance

When: 15 September 2015
Registration starts at 08h30 and course starts promptly at 09h00
Where: Durban Country Club
Masabalala Yengwe Ave
Durban, Kwazulu-Natal  4000
South Africa

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Being a Director Part 3

The board's role in Sustainability, Integrated Reporting & Combined Assurance



This one day programme is aimed at equipping aspiring and new directors with an overview of the Board’s role in performance and sustainability. Integrated reporting and combined assurance will be highlighted throughout the session. Discussion will also include improved interaction between management and the board.


King Code of Governance principles (King III) 

  • Principle 2.2: The board should appreciate that strategy, risk, performance and sustainability are inseparable. Principle 2.10: The board should ensure that there is an effective risk-based internal audit
  • Principle 2.11: The board should appreciate that stakeholders’ perception affect the company's reputation Principle 2.12: The board should ensure the integrity of the company's integrated report.
  • Principle 2.13: The board should report on the effectiveness of the company's system of internal controls


Key Focus Areas

Board's role in perfomance and sustainability 

  • What is sustainability and what is the boards’ role?
  • How performance is evaluated – financial and non-financial?
  • The business case for sustainability, best practice
  • Corporate citizenship
  • The role of the social and ethics committee
  • Stakeholder relations
  • Integrated reporting
  • What is integrated reporting and what is the board’s role?  


Combined assurance

  • Management
  • Management supporting the board
  • Interaction between management and board
  • Reporting requirements



1 Full day: 19h00 - 16h00


Presentation Fees

Non Members      R4 889
Members R3 667
Fellow R2 933