IIRC Newsletter

14 May 2021

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published May 2021: You’re invited: Join our lively online event focused on creating value and managing impact through integrated sustainability disclosure Integrated thinking in action: Latest case study on Italian aerospace, defence and security, Leonardo IIRC welcomes the multi-capital approach outlined in Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive proposals …

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EU Green Week 2021: ACCA, IIRC and SASB webinar

13 May 2021

To combat climate change and work towards the objectives of the UN SDGs and of the Paris Agreement, it is vital to establish a global approach for integrated decision-making, resource-allocation, measurement and tracking that can steer the change that is needed. Against the backdrop of Covid-19 and the changing shape of markets and global value …

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Enter your organization into the Finance for the Future Awards 2021

7 May 2021

The IIRC encourages organizations at the forefront of integrated thinking to enter the Finance for Future Awards 2021, which is open for entries until 28 May. The global awards are delivered by Accounting for Sustainability (A4S), Deloitte and ICAEW and celebrate examples of best practice, across five award categories, all centered around the role of finance …

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KPMG publishes Survey of Integrated Reports in Japan 2020

30 April 2021

KPMG has published its 2020 Survey of integrated reports in Japan, with 579 organizations publishing self-declared integrated reports in 2020. KPMG’s analysis reveals that, in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and climate crisis, the number of businesses identifying material issues via their integrated reports has increased. More businesses are starting to recognize the importance …

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IIRC welcomes multi-capital approach outlined in European Commission Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) proposals

23 April 2021

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes the multi-capital approach outlined in proposals announced this week for an EU Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, which recognize the importance of intangible assets and relationships for value creation, putting sustainability disclosure on an equal footing with financial information. The proposals will help businesses provide decision-useful, reliable and comparable …

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Case study: Leonardo transforms its corporate governance with integrated thinking

22 April 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Leonardo. Leonardo is a leading aerospace, defence and security technology company. Headquartered in Italy, the organization has over 49,000 employees and a significant industrial presence in Italy, the United Kingdom, the United States and Poland. …

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World Business Council for Sustainable Development 2050 report – Time to Transform: How business can lead the transformations the world needs

29 March 2021

The ground-breaking report, published last week by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) identified three fundamental challenges for the world: climate change, the loss of biodiversity and rising inequality. Each of these challenges risks further removing humanity from a safe and just operating space of existence. The covid-19 pandemic has highlighted two fundamental …

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