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Accounting Today: ACCA hosts accounting leaders at Integrated Reporting event

27 April 2017

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants welcomed top officials from some of the world’s leading accounting organizations to an event highlighting the growing importance of integrated reporting. Leaders of the ACCA, the International Integrated Reporting Council and the Institute of Management Accountants welcomed the heads of the International Accounting Standards Board, the International Federation of …

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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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City A.M: Business must lead the way towards a more sustainable future

21 April 2017

Helen Brand is Chief Executive of ACCA. It’s now 18 months since Mark Carney gave a memorable speech on “Breaking the tragedy of the horizon” at Lloyd’s of London. In it, the governor of the Bank of England talked about the urgent need to address climate change. As our world becomes ever more volatile and …

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Da Strategia: The National Register of integrated reports has been published

20 April 2017

A National Register of integrated reports has been launched by Da Strategia Group with the help of Russian Regional Network for Integrated Reporting. Over 100 integrated reports have been released by Russian companies since 2009 when integrated reports first appeared in Russia. Da Strategia Group will be updating the database annually. The users are able to …

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The Sun Daily: Local companies urged to adopt Integrated Reporting

10 April 2017

Malaysian companies are encouraged to adopt Integrated Reporting (IR) as a corporate norm, which will enable effective information dissemination to stakeholders on the essentials of the organisation. An integrated report is a concise reporting format based on a framework developed by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) which can be implemented by companies while presenting …

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IIRC welcomes new EY research demonstrating that investors are looking to businesses to communicate beyond the purely financial.

5 April 2017

The International Integrated Reporting Council has welcomed the publication of EY’s report ‘Is your nonfinancial performance revealing the true value of your business to investors?’ as yet another piece of compelling research which demonstrates unequivocally that investors are looking to businesses to communicate their broad story of value creation, beyond the purely financial. Integrated reports …

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Forbes: Why The Short-Term Approach Is No Longer Sustainable For Corporations

28 March 2017

In November last year, Richard Howitt took over the role of CEO of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) from Paul Druckman. A Member of the European Parliament for over 20 years, Howitt is an architect of the EU’s non-financial information directive, one of the biggest transformations in corporate disclosure anywhere in the world. He has …

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BizNis Africa: How to plan for Human Capital – beyond rand and cents

20 March 2017

Dr Tumo Kele, Gordon Institute of Business Science Full-time Faculty Member The King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa recommends that, in formulating its strategy, the organisation should consider the connectivity and interdependencies that exist between the functions and resources involved in the strategy implementation and value creation process. The functions referred to …

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Values have Value: A speech by Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC

16 March 2017

Today the International Integrated Reporting Council is collaborating in the signing of an agreement to set a new standard for corporate disclosure jointly drawn up with the Brazilian Government and the Brazilian Development Bank. IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt was present at the signing ceremony in Brasilia and this article is an edited version of …

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IIRC leaders plan push for integrated reporting in the U.S.

13 March 2017

The new chief of the International Integrated Reporting Council is aiming to build support for integrated reporting in the U.S. as the IIRC begins to gather feedback on how companies are implementing it. “I think we’re making really strong progress,” said IIRC CEO Richard Howitt during a meeting in New York last week. “We want …

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