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IIRC welcomes multi-capital approach outlined in European Commission Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) proposals

23 April 2021

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes the multi-capital approach outlined in proposals announced this week for an EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, which recognize the importance of intangible assets and relationships for value creation, putting sustainability disclosure on an equal footing with financial information. The proposals will help businesses provide decision-useful, reliable and comparable …

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Case study: Leonardo transforms its corporate governance with integrated thinking

22 April 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Leonardo. Leonardo is a leading aerospace, defence and security technology company. Headquartered in Italy, the organization has over 49,000 employees and a significant industrial presence in Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Poland. …

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development 2050 report – Time to Transform: How business can lead the transformations the world needs

29 March 2021

The ground-breaking report, published last week by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) identified three fundamental challenges for the world: climate change, the loss of biodiversity and rising inequality. Each of these challenges risks further removing humanity from a safe and just operating space of existence. The covid-19 pandemic has highlighted two fundamental …

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A roadmap for accelerating integrated reporting assurance

26 March 2021 in Blog posts

Since the IIRC was formed with the support of IFAC in 2010, the number of organizations using integrated reports to communicate their value creation story has increased, with now more than 2,500 businesses in over 70 countries implementing integrated reporting. While this is significant progress, to achieve greater confidence in integrated reporting, we believe assurance …

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Updates from IFRS Foundation and EFRAG: the role of integrated reporting and the IIRC

26 March 2021

Momentum towards the creation of a comprehensive, holistic, global system for disclosure continues to build. Announcements from the IFRS Foundation’s strategic direction for sustainability reporting and the publication of EFRAG’s (European Financial Reporting Advisory Group) final reports are the latest developments signalling the urgent demand for convergence and consistency in reporting. Both have identified the important role …

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IIRC Newsletter

26 March 2021

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published March 2021: Updates from IFRS Foundation and EFRAG: the role of integrated reporting and the IIRC You’re invited: Find out more about how the <IR> Framework and SASB Standards can work together A roadmap for accelerating integrated reporting assurance Integrated thinking in action: New case studies  …

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IIRC Global Conference 2020 now available to watch online

22 March 2021

Recordings of the IIRC’s 2020 Global Conference are now available to access online. Catch up on: over 100 international market leaders from more than 40 countries providing their insights on the past and future of integrated reporting the latest plans for a holistic reporting system, including the IIRC’s intent to merge with SASB discussions and …

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Revisions to the International <IR> Framework: 2013/2021 comparison document

11 March 2021 in IIRC's news

In January 2021, the IIRC published revisions to the International <IR> Framework to enable more decision-useful reporting. The process was shaped by two extensive consultations with 1,470 individuals in 55 jurisdictions. We have now published the <IR> Framework 2013/2021 comparison document to enable readers to clearly identify the changes that have been made to the 2021 …

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Strengthening an integrated report using SASB Standards

9 March 2021 in Blog posts

Markets increasingly recognize that the ability of business to create value relies on more than financial capital alone. For proof, look no further than the growing gulf between a typical firm’s enterprise value and the net assets on its balance sheet. A major driver behind the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and Sustainability Accounting Standards …

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