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Article: Bob Eccles praises “significant progress” made by IIRC and fellow global standard setters for comprehensive corporate reporting

8 October 2020

Bob Eccles, Visiting Professor at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and author of several books on integrated reporting, sustainability and the role of business in society, has today [8 October 2020] published an article on the significant progress the IIRC, and fellow global standard setters, have made for comprehensive corporate reporting. The article …

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IFAC Calls for Creation of an International Sustainability Standards Board Alongside the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

11 September 2020

IFAC, the global voice of the accountancy profession, today called for the creation of a new sustainability standards board that would exist alongside the IASB under the IFRS Foundation. The proposed board would address the urgent and growing demand from investors, policy makers and regulators for a reporting system that delivers consistent, comparable, reliable, and …

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Podcast: ASEAN adoption of integrated reporting

23 October 2019

IIRC Chief Strategy Officer, Jonathan Labrey, was recently interviewed for ESG Post’s latest podcast with Evi Afiatin, CFO of BPJS Ketenagakerjaan, an Indonesian public legal body tasked to protect all workers with social security programs, where they discussed the key drivers behind the positive embrace of integrated reporting in the ASEAN region.   

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SSE 10 Years of Impact and Progress Report: Charles Tilley Statement

2 October 2019

IIRC Interim CEO, Charles Tilley, attended the Sustainable Stock Exchanges ’10 Years of Impact’ meeting during Climate Week NYC in September 2019. Since the launch of the United Nations Sustainable Stock Exchanges (SSE) initiative in 2009, the SSE has worked with partners, including the IIRC, to drive sustainable development and implement capital market activities that …

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‘A leap forward’ – The IIRC publishes 2018 integrated report with limited assurance

19 September 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has published its 2018 integrated report with, for the first time, limited assurance from an independent auditor. The IIRC Board’s decision to seek assurance reflects its determination to follow the principles the IIRC advocates, as it works to build robust and effective reporting globally. Assurance is also an effective tool …

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Richard Howitt on what really drives value

10 May 2019

This is an interview Q&A with CEO Richard Howitt by Pivot Magazine and CPA Canada. The original article can be read here.   Richard Howitt has a long history of pushing companies to do good. Born in England, he spent nearly two decades as an elected member of the European Parliament, where he served as special …

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Restore the Earth Foundation integrated International Integrated Reporting Framework into its platform

11 February 2019

Restore the Earth Foundation has announced the latest update to the ‘Restore the Earth EcoMetrics platform’, for the first time integrating the International Integrated Reporting Framework. Announcing the launch of this new platform, Restore the Earth Foundation stated: EcoMetrics is an innovative suite of analytic and reporting tools designed to forecast, assess and account for, …

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