Purpose Drives Profit: How global executives understand value creation today

28 July 2021

A vast majority (98%) of global business executives say that it is now critical for organizations to have corporate purpose, according to a new report: Purpose Drives Profit: How Global Executives Understand Value Creation Today. The interdependency of purpose and profit is clearer than ever before, with executives reporting a significant jump in investor interest …

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Answering your top three questions about using the Integrated Reporting Framework under the Value Reporting Foundation

22 July 2021 in Blog posts

Last month we celebrated the beginning of a new era as the IIRC and SASB officially merged into the Value Reporting Foundation, a clear response to calls for clarity and simplicity in the corporate reporting landscape. The Value Reporting Foundation is a global nonprofit that supports business and investor decision-making with three key resources: Integrated …

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How does higher education create value? Yildiz Technical University’s journey to integrated reporting

29 June 2021 in Blog posts

Yıldız Technical University, with its 108 years of history, is one of Turkey’s largest technical universities. In line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the university has taken on the responsibility to improve the sustainability of universities in Turkey. Yıldız Technical University has used the development of its Integrated Annual Report to achieve this …

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IIRC and SASB form the Value Reporting Foundation, providing comprehensive suite of tools to assess, manage and communicate value

9 June 2021 in News releases, Our news

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) today officially announce their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation. The Value Reporting Foundation supports business and investor decision-making with three key resources: Integrated Thinking Principles, Integrated Reporting Framework and SASB Standards. These tools help businesses and investors develop a shared …

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Creating value managing impact through integrated sustainability disclosure event

8 June 2021

On 2 June 2021, EU policy makers, global standard-setters, business, investors and the accountancy profession discussed the role of sustainability reporting in driving the changes in business behaviour that will benefit people and planet over the long-term at a joint ACCA, IIRC & SASB event, as part of EU Green Week 2021. Against the backdrop …

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IIRC publishes integrated report ahead of merger with SASB

3 June 2021

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today publishes its latest integrated report ‘Driving Cohesion‘ ahead of the merger with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) to form the Value Reporting Foundation. The report was developed through a process of integrated thinking led by the IIRC Board and management. The process enabled a better understanding of the …

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IIRC and SASB welcome release of IASB Practice Statement on Management Commentary Exposure Draft

28 May 2021

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) welcome the release of the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Practice Statement on Management Commentary Exposure Draft, and steps taken to ensure context is provided to financial statements that take into account wider corporate reporting. The IIRC and SASB see this consultation period …

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Russian translation of the <IR> Framework published

26 May 2021

The IIRC has today published the updated translation of the International <IR> Framework in Russian, to support the understanding and adoption of integrated reporting in Russia. In January 2021, the IIRC published revisions to the International <IR> Framework to provide further guidance and clarity to report preparers and advance high-quality adoption of integrated reporting and …

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Integrated thinking helped organizations remain resilient during pandemic, finds new analysis

26 May 2021

Integrated thinking across an organization is essential to create a must-read report. Analysis of 14 company’s annual integrated reports by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) reveals that while there are clear opportunities in integrated thinking to help define purpose and understand value creation, the proliferation of reporting frameworks, recommendations and standards is making …

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Munich Airport manages its impact using integrated thinking

25 May 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Munich Airport. Flughafen München GmbH, founded in 1949, operates Munich Airport – the second largest airport in Germany. As a full-service operator it provides services in every area of airport management. Integrated thinking has supported …

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