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Green New Deal, Sustainable Finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting – how integration and impact are the way forward 

5 December 2019

A joint ACCA-CFA Institute-IIRC Press Release International and EU experts discussed the contribution of corporate governance and reporting to the Green New Deal and called for global and concerted action at a joint ACCA-IIRC-CFA Institute conference in Brussels Sustainability and a Green New Deal are at the heart of the European Commission’s forthcoming programme. This demands unprecedented …

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Accounting for Value Creation and Encouraging the Rise of the Chief Value Officer

7 November 2019

Charles Tilley, Interim CEO, International Integrated Reporting Council and Kevin Dancey, CEO, International Federation of Accountants share their thoughts on the emerging importance of accounting for value creation. This article was originally posted on IFAC’s website on 7 November to coincide with the IIRC’s Council meeting in New York.  Accounting is a time-tested discipline. It’s …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue shows high level of alignment between major global reporting frameworks on TCFD recommendations

24 September 2019

The Corporate Reporting Dialogue – an initiative bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers globally – released a report today showing high levels of alignment between the frameworks on the basis of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations. As part of the Dialogue’s Better Alignment Project, CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards …

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IIRC Newsletter

19 September 2019

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published September 2019: ‘A leap forward’ – the IIRC publishes 2018 integrated report Blog: Integrated thinking is a game changer for sustainable corporate governance Corporate Reporting Dialogue report launches during Climate week New report explores integrated reporting in the US context Financial and non financial reporting frameworks …

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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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IIRC Newsletter

26 June 2019

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published June 2019: IIRC appoints new interim CEO, Charles Tilley OBE IIRC presents at IOSCO Sustainable Finance Network Consultation findings on better alignment in reporting landscape announced Over 400 businesses move to integrated reporting in Japan How to integrate extra financial information into decision making Integrate SDGs …

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IIRC Chief Executive stepping down

20 June 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is today, 20 June 2019, announcing that its Chief Executive Officer Richard Howitt is stepping down with effect from 21 June 2019 after nearly three years’ service. Barry Melancon, IIRC Board Chair, said: “I would like to thank Richard for all his efforts to drive the growth of integrated …

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Integrate SDGs in the company’s full reporting cycle, “not just the contents page” – new UNCTAD/IIRC initiative

3 June 2019

The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can and must be integrated in to corporate reporting, according to a new agreement signed by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) signed this week. UNCTAD and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have today [Monday 3 June 2019] signed an updated memorandum of understanding (MoU), in which …

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Italian Body for Business Reporting – OIBR – launched

22 May 2019

The Italian Body for Business Reporting – sustainability, non-financial and integrated reporting (OIBR) will come together for the first time in June 2019. A range of Italian stakeholders are setting up this new body, including large companies, SMEs, universities, professional and sector-based associations, and non-profit entities. The body will continue with the objectives and long-standing …

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