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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 Princes’ Accounting For Sustainability (A4S). …

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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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IIRC opens call for feedback as it revises the International Framework

20 February 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is today, 20 February 2020, beginning the process of refreshing the International <IR> Framework, and calling for market feedback on specific themes that will inform the nature and direction of the revision. Coinciding with the IIRC’s tenth anniversary in 2020, the revision will respond to an evolving market context …

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IIRC response to European Commission announcement on European non-financial reporting standards

29 January 2020

The IIRC welcomes the announcement by the European Commission Executive Vice-President Dombrovoskis on the development of a European non-financial reporting standards. Charles Tilley, CEO, IIRC, said: “The urgency of companies reporting better, more timely, information has rightly come to the fore, particularly given the growing awareness of the environmental risks that face us all. The …

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New integrated thinking model underpins leaders’ vision for a more sustainable world

21 January 2020

As the World Economic Forum convenes around ‘stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world’, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today [Tuesday 21 January 2020] presents a new model for integrated thinking that encourages long term, sustainable decision-making, enabling businesses to play their roles as stakeholders of a sustainable world. The report, ‘Integrated Thinking & …

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Call for improved UN Sustainable Development Goals disclosures

17 January 2020

We have joined leading accounting bodies calling for corporate and asset owner action and improved reporting on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) in an attempt to hit goals set for 2030.  The recommendations are detailed in the report published today, Sustainable Development Goals Disclosure (SDGD) Recommendations, authored by Carol Adams, Professor of Accounting, with …

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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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