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Global Coalition Issues Guidance on How Businesses Can Adopt a Long-Term Value Creation Agenda

25 June 2020

In the wake of unprecedented economic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are rethinking their fundamentals and assessing how their corporate purpose, strategy and business model will drive long-term success. To support businesses in this uncertain environment, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and the Association of International …

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Support for global interconnected corporate reporting system gains momentum

17 June 2020

Today’s Accountancy Europe feedback statement on the Cogito paper, Interconnected Standard Setting for Corporate Reporting, clearly highlights the need for an interconnected global corporate reporting system, underpinned by a single set of standards linked by an integrated conceptual framework.  The unifying principles of integrated reporting – a focus on multi-capital value creation, integrated thinking and connectivity between financial and …

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IIRC opens 90-day consultation on revisions to the International <IR> Framework

21 May 2020

Over the next 90 days, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) calls for your feedback on a new Consultation Draft, proposing revisions to the International <IR> Framework. The need for multi-capital thinking is more urgent than ever before, as businesses around the world adapt and diversify during the Covid-19 pandemic. The IIRC calls on stakeholders globally to …

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IIRC publishes 2019 Integrated Report: Building consensus towards a global system

7 May 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has today [7 May 2020] published its 2019 Integrated Report ‘Building Consensus Towards a Global System’. The report reiterates the IIRC’s firm commitment to advance a globally accepted and comprehensive corporate reporting system – a system that enhances trust and enables meaningful measurement and disclosure of the value of …

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The Challenges for Corporate Reporting post COVID-19

30 April 2020

If ever there was a time to conclude that the world cannot continue to function based on the primacy of financial reporting above all else, it is now. Businesses have already been grappling with the very real risks and opportunities posed by climate change. And now, it appears inevitable that COVID19 will have a permanent …

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Chartered Governance Institute and IIRC release guide to integrated reporting

12 March 2020

The Chartered Governance Institute and the International Integrated Reporting Council have released an essential practitioner’s guide to integrated reporting for Chartered Secretaries and Chartered Governance Professionals. ‘An Overview of integrated reporting for Chartered Secretaries and Chartered Governance Professionals’, provides an overview of integrated reporting and integrated thinking and the role its members can play in …

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International <IR> Framework recommended as a key framework in call to action by A4S and Accounting Bodies internationally to tackle climate change

26 February 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council’s <IR> Framework has today, 26 February 2020, been recommended as a key framework for accountants globally to use as they respond to and account for climate change risks. The recommendation has come as part of a call to action signed by 14 accounting bodies and led by the Prince’s Accounting …

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The <IR> Framework revision: Inspiring better reporting

26 February 2020

First Published on Accounting Today The first ever revision of the International <IR> Framework is now underway. Since the <IR> Framework’s release in December 2013, the IIRC has focused on driving its widespread international adoption. Today, there is a strong and increasing momentum for integrated reporting and integrated thinking to become the norm within mainstream business …

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What is the real value of higher education? Advance HE challenges universities to adopt integrated thinking.

24 February 2020

What is the value of higher education?” was the final question posed to both panelists and an audience comprising representatives of some of the UK’s most influential universities at Advance HE’s annual ‘Let’s Talk Value’ (LTV) Conference. This discussion was the culmination of a full day of questioning, discovery, and ultimately, reframing of the value …

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