<IR> Business Network webinars

Participants in the <IR> Business Network can gain access to many exciting webinars throughout 2020.

These webinars are part of the special benefits available to participants of the <IR> Business Network. Whether you want to be a leader, or learn from leaders, the <IR> Business Network will provide you with a platform to advance your corporate reporting journey.

We hold regular webinars with companies from over 30 countries in the world to exchange best practice.

We tackle head on the practical challenges faced by businesses – issues like compliance, materiality, and how to achieve completeness and conciseness.

The Integrated Thinking and Strategy Group provides a specialism for those companies wanting more in-depth engagement.

14 February 2020
Integrated thinking and strategy: the state of play

The report, ‘Integrated Thinking & Strategy: State of Play Report’ has been developed by a group of over 50 organizations globally. We believe that this has culminated in a report that will aid organizations looking to embed integrated thinking. This webinar invited <IR> Business Network participants to join in a discussion on the model we presented for integrated thinking, which will encourage long-term, sustainable decision making, enabling businesses to play their roles as stewards of a sustainable world.

19 March 2020
Integrated reporting leading practices: findings from 2019 Report Critique Project

ACCA and IIRC provided an overview of the findings of the upcoming ACCA insights report, which examines the reporting practices of organizations in the <IR> Business Network via the Report Critique Project 2019.

3 April 2020
Integrated thinking
Integrated thinking is a multi-capital management approach that enables organizations to deliver their purpose to the benefit of their key stakeholders over time. It is about creating and preserving value and enabling better decision making based on interconnected, multi-capital information. This webinar looked at the latest developments in the model for integrated thinking.
19 May
Business case for integrated strategy and reporting

As businesses face new and fast-paced challenges, an organization’s business strategy has to be increasingly resilient to respond. Join Jonathan Labrey, Chief Strategy Officer, IIRC & Tjeerd Krumpelman, Global Head of Business Advisory, Reporting & Engagement, ABN AMRO, to discuss the current business case for integrated strategy and reporting, as well as the latest news from the IIRC.

27 May
Public webinar on <IR> Framework revision

An update and overview of the 2020 <IR> Framework revision process, and introduction to the 90-day public consultation on the proposed amendments to the <IR> Framework (May – August).

3 June
The Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group workshop
An online workshop to discuss integrated thinking case studies and maturity mapping.
4 June
Cbus case study: Integrated thinking, reporting and assurance
Cbus, one of Australia’s largest pension funds, is an exemplary integrated reporter and integrated thinker. They are also one of the first organizations in the world to have had their integrated report assured by KPMG. Join the CEO of Cbus and the KPMG-accredited integrated reporting advisory and assurance specialist, who led the Cbus integrated reporting assurance process, to hear this story firsthand.
17 July
Integrated thinking case studies 1

Since publishing the Integrated Thinking State of Play report earlier this year, the Integrated Thinking and Strategy Group has gathered a number of company case studies, showing integrated thinking in practice. Hear these case studies in a series of exclusive <IR> Business Network webinars.

26 August
SDGs in integrated thinking and reporting 

During this webinar, we will discuss the role of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within integrated thinking and reporting, with ArcelorMittal and CDL sharing their journey in relation to SDG disclosures. Professor Carol Adams will present her recent report on SDG disclosure, and preceding SDG report on integrated thinking, both published by the IIRC.

4 September
Integrated thinking case studies 2

An interactive webinar, presenting the Integrated Thinking and Strategy Group’s latest company case studies.

23 October
Integrated thinking case studies 3

An interactive webinar, presenting the Integrated Thinking and Strategy Group’s latest company case studies.

Value creation workshop - in theory and practice

Business Network participants are familiar with the concept of value creation at the heart of integrated reporting. This webinar will aim to fine tune how organizations define value in their thinking and reporting. A practical workshop with case studies.

Shift to multicapitalism
Latest academic research and practical insights into multi-capital strategy.
30 November - 1 December 2020
IIRC global conference, Frankfurt, Germany (in-person and live-streamed)

Engage with international business leaders, investors, finance professionals and thinkers, to enable your organization to take an innovative and optimized approach to long-term value creation.


Public webinar on revised <IR> Framework & launch of Getting Started Guide

An overview of 2020 <IR> Framework revision process and an introduction to the newly revised <IR> Framework. Launch of a Getting Started Guide for the revised <IR> Framework, setting out the basic concepts of integrated reporting and why organizations, from the board down, should adopt it.