The <IR> Business Network

Join the global <IR> Business Network for better integrated thinking and reporting.

The <IR> Business Network is the IIRC’s global flagship programme for engaging with leading organizations around the world committed to furthering integrated thinking, strategy and reporting.

It is a diverse group of leading organizations from different sectors and regions, who share the IIRC’s vision and are united by this drive to contribute to financial stability and sustainable development.

Watch our recent <IR> Business Network webinar below, featuring David Atkin, CEO of one of Australia’s largest pension funds, Cbus, on its approach to integrated thinking, reporting and assurance.

KPMG assurance specialist and IIRC Board Member, Michael Bray, also shares insights into the process to assure Cbus’s integrated report. Pensions expert Keith Ambachtsheer gives his thoughts on the value of integrated reporting to investors and asset owners.

The <IR> Business Network is the vehicle for companies that want to improve the quality of their integrated thinking and reporting, including helping you:

  • Respond to demands to integrate non-financial information into your business strategy and within your mainstream annual report
  • Understand and explain the value of your intangibles – and integrate human, social and intellectual value into your strategy
  • Tackle head on practical challenges faced by businesses – issues like compliance, materiality, and how to achieve completeness and conciseness in your reporting
  • Demonstrate and communicate value creation in its multiple dimensions.

Participants in the <IR> Business Network learn from peers and technical experts, sharing experiences as they address implementation challenges. The <IR> Business Network gives you the tools and the confidence to make change internally, and embed a multi-capital approach across your organisation. 

You will also receive a confidential critique of your current annual report, with input from investors, to help guide you on your journey towards improved disclosure.

Being part of the <IR> Business Network brings many benefits:

  • Discussing hot topics with experts and peers
  • Networking
  • Participating in the development of technical guidance
  • Dialogue with investors
  • Developing your integrated thinking and reporting
  • Access to leading practice examples and key resources
  • Having your report reviewed by experts
  • Engaging with the <IR> Academic Network
  • Training
  • Participating in special interest groups
  • Receiving and sharing insights via monthly online webinars.

The full 2020 <IR> Business Network programme can be downloaded here

You will be joining <IR> Business Network participants:

ABN AMRO Bank | ArcelorMittal | Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A | ACCA | Atos | BASF | BP | Capgemini | Chanel | CIMA Business Group | Çimsa | City Developments Limited | CLP Holdings | Consiglio Nazionale dei Dottori Commercialisti e degli Esperti Contabili | CPA Australia | Crédit Agricole SA | DBS Bank | Diesel and Motor Engineering | Durham University |  EnBW | Enel | Eskom Holdings | Flughafen Muenchen Group | FMO | Garanti BBVA | Gulf International Bank | Honda Motor | HSBC Holdings | Inditex | ING Investment Management | Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka | Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of PakistanItaú Unibanco | ITC | Jones Lang LaSalle | JT | Kering | KPMG International | Malaysian Institute of Accountants | Mattmo | Mazars | National Australia Bank | NCCU | NN Group | Novo Nordisk | Pernod Ricard | PwC – Italy | PwC – Netherlands | PTT Global Chemical | Rosneft | Sanofi | SBM Holdings Ltd | Schiphol Group | Snam S.p.A  | Société Générale | Solvay  | Standard Bank  | Tata Steel | Thai Oil Public Company Ltd | The Crown Estate | The World Bank | Tokyo Electric Power | Transnet SOCUniCredit | Unilever | Unimed Uberaba | Vancity Savings Credit Union | WIPRO