New alignment project can ‘cut the clutter’ in business reporting

7 November 2018 in Blog posts, IIRC's news

Business knows it has to change to survive. The concept of ‘business as usual’ has become redundant. It is now commonplace in business circles to hear dire warnings about how artificial intelligence will fundamentally disrupt today’s business models, how the contract between business and society is breaking down, and how climate change adaptation will strand …

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Leading corporate reporting bodies launch two-year project for better alignment

7 November 2018 in IIRC's news

Major international corporate reporting standard setters and framework providers have today [Wednesday 7 November 2018] announced a ground-breaking new two-year project focused on driving better alignment in the corporate reporting landscape, to make it easier for companies to prepare effective and coherent disclosures that meet the information needs of capital markets and society. Launched simultaneously at the …

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Core indicators launched at United Nations for integrated reporting by enterprises on sustainable development goals

24 October 2018 in IIRC's news

New research, guidance and core indicators for integrated reporting by enterprises in how they are contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), is being released at the United Nations in Geneva today (24 October 2018), in partnership with the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). Agenda 2030 provides the context to accelerate global progress towards the integration …

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IIRC welcomes ‘Investor Agenda for Corporate ESG Reporting’

23 October 2018 in IIRC's news

The International Integrated Reporting Council has welcomed the publication of ‘Investor Agenda for Corporate ESG Reporting’ – the result of investor collaboration to set out a clear statement on what investors need from ESG reporting. The report states that the group of investors consider integrated reporting “to be a desirable end goal.” The publication is …

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Changing the way companies disclose, operate and think

17 October 2018 in Blog posts

The IIRC was founded in 2010 with the goal to provide tooling, modeling and thought leadership to represent how companies around the world work and measure success in the 21st century. The goal was to create a globally accepted framework for a process that results in communications by an organization about value creation over time. With …

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Integrated reporting in the United States

10 October 2018 in Blog posts

In August, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted, “In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked …

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The Impact of Asking the Question…

10 October 2018 in Blog posts

The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) include among its commitments the undertaking by signatories that they will incorporate ESG issues into their practices and seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which they invest. One practical illustration of this, not to be underestimated, is to simply ask investee entities during engagements: Do …

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Dominic Barton appointed as Chair of International Integrated Reporting Council, as new strategic phase is launched

4 October 2018 in IIRC's news, News releases

Dominic Barton, Senior Partner and former Global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2018 at McKinsey & Company, has been appointed Chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the global body driving reform in company reporting. Mr. Barton will bring leading thinking on business strategy, the shift to long-term investment and on the future of …

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