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New approach for aligning doing business to the Sustainable Development Goals

19 September 2017

A new approach that supports businesses looking to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as part of their value creation process has been published today by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and ICAS (the professional accountancy body), in partnership with the Green Economy Coalition. The report, authored by academic Professor …

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IIRC welcomes strengthened focus on value creation in UK FRC Guidance on Strategic Report

15 August 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today welcomes the updated guidance on the Strategic Report issued for consultation by the UK Financial Reporting Council, which provides the potential for a step-change in the quality of corporate reporting. The updated guidance strengthens the alignment between the Strategic Report and Integrated Reporting in several important ways, in …

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International Integrated Reporting Council releases 2016 integrated report – compelling new evidence of global progress

31 July 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has released its own 2016 integrated report, demonstrating how significant international progress is being achieved to make Integrated Reporting the global norm in corporate reporting. In the report, the organization which underpins the global coalition sets out how it is continuing to create value, as well as its strategy for …

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Financial and sustainability information must converge – IIRC response to EU High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance

13 July 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed the significance placed on the integration of information for investors made by the European Union’s High-Level Expert Group on Sustainable Finance, in their interim report released today. The Group, which is made up of highly respected leaders from the business world across Europe, specifically cites integrated reporting as …

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Integration and alignment key to implementing FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations

29 June 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes the release of the FSB Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations – which uphold the key principles of Integrated Reporting – that companies should adopt an integrated approach to their risk management and that climate change is itself not simply an environmental issue, but a financial challenge …

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IIRC welcomes release of the European Commission’s Guidelines on Non-Financial Reporting

26 June 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes todays’ release of the European Commission’s Guidelines on Non-Financial Reporting, which references the leadership and knowledge the IIRC provided in the guideline’s development. The Non-Financial Reporting Directive provides an important impetus to 6,000 businesses across Europe to start thinking about broader value creation. At a joint IIRC, ACCA, …

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New Malaysian Corporate Governance Code calls on companies to move towards Integrated Reporting

26 April 2017

26 April 2017 – Malaysian companies are being called on to adopt Integrated Reporting, as part of the Malaysian Corporate Governance Code launched today by the Securities Commission Malaysia. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed this launch, which is an important development in a country which is using corporate reporting and governance reform …

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Ayala Corporation releases its first Integrated Report

21 April 2017

Ayala Corporation, one of the largest and oldest business groups in the Philippines, has just released its first Integrated Report. Integrated Reporting was included in the Philippines Corporate Governance Code which came into force on 1 January 2017 and is expected to encourage increasing number of companies to use the International <IR> Framework. The early …

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IIRC launches global call for feedback on business implementation of Integrated Reporting

2 March 2017

Three years after publication of the International Integrated Reporting Framework for companies to adopt a forward-looking, broader approach to their corporate reporting aligned to long-term value creation, the global coalition supporting the transition is launching a worldwide call for feedback on its implementation, today Wednesday 1 March 2017. The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is announcing …

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Comment from CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council on SEBI circular

7 February 2017

Welcoming the news that the Securities and Exchange Board of India has published a circular asking the top 500 listed companies in India to adopt Integrated Reporting Richard Howitt, CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council said: “This official circular from the securities regulator in India to the country’s top 500 companies, is another breakthrough moment for Integrated Reporting …

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