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The Challenges for Corporate Reporting post COVID-19

30 April 2020 in Blog posts, IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news

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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India desperately needs one more reform – integrated reporting

11 March 2020 in Blog posts

Dr. Nandita Mishra, Associate Professor (Accounting & Finance),  Amity College of Commerce and Finance, AUUP, India shares her thoughts on the need for integrated reporting in India The digitization drive, the implementation of a Goods and Service Tax, demonetization, a new insolvency code and radical changes in foreign direct investment. In spite of so many …

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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 in IIRC's news, News releases

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 in Blog posts, IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news, News releases

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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An analysis of sustainability and integrated reporting in Norway

3 February 2020 in Blog posts

In 2019, for the second year running, Deloitte Norway studied the annual and sustainability reports of the 50 largest companies headquartered in the country, analysing their maturity in terms of integrated reporting and sustainability reporting. Norwegian companies generally recognise that a focus on sustainability and social responsibility provide a competitive advantage, and that access to …

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

29 January 2020 in IIRC's news

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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‘A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step’: ICAN Nigeria establishes the Nigerian Integrated Reporting Committee

27 January 2020 in Blog posts

There is no doubt that integrated reporting is the future of corporate reporting. The way that it is adopted into local practice will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, but it is clear that those that have not already implemented integrated reporting, must embrace the concept and start now. As the saying goes, ‘a journey of …

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