The Integrated Reporting Committee of South Africa has released an updated version of their Starter’s guide to preparing an integrated report, a practical guide for organizations across the globe embarking on their integrated reporting journey.
This paper can assist organizations that are about to start or have recently started their integrated reporting journey. It identifies key areas to consider when preparing an integrated report and offers internal structures, planning and processes that experienced reporters in South Africa find useful.
The paper is guided by the International <IR> Framework, and the IRC of SA advise reading the Framework before going through this paper.
This revision of the Starter’s Guide follows developments in the implementation in integrated reporting since the paper was first published, including:-
This paper caters to larger organizations that have dedicated reporting resources, as well as smaller organizations that do not. It applies to any type of organization, including non-profit organizations, state-owned enterprises, municipalities and retirement funds.