Evidence that the ‘momentum phase’ is taking off

5 August 2019 in Blog posts

Academics Delphine Gibassier (Audencia Business School), Carol Adams (Durham University Business School and Swinburne Business School) and Tiphaine Jerome (University of Grenobles Alpes) write about the recent research they have undertaken into the uptake of integrated reporting globally.  As the IIRC’s ‘momentum phase’ gets underway, the French Autorité des Normes Comptables (ANC, French Accounting Standardization …

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Financial and non-financial reporting frameworks share common founding principles of transparency and accountability

2 July 2019

The world’s leading financial and non-financial corporate reporting frameworks have the same common foundations, based on the key objectives of transparency and accountability, according to a position paper published by the framework providers today [2 July 2019]. The position paper sets out the seven key principles report preparers should follow for achieving such transparency and accountability. …

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Framework providers should be collaborative rather than competitive

28 June 2019 in Blog posts

Corporate Reporting and Investor Expectations Conference and the Bell Ceremony, 18 June 2019, Borsa Istanbul Along with the development of and the growing interest for integrated reporting in Turkey, an international conference had been initiated by the Integrated Reporting Network Turkey (ERTA) for exploring corporate reporting and investor expectations. The conference, which was organized in collaboration …

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IIRC Newsletter

26 June 2019 in IIRC's news, Newsletter

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 in IIRC's news

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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I was inspired, 2019 International Integrated Reporting Conference

14 June 2019 in Blog posts

What could Africa learn from the 2019 International Integrated Reporting Conference (IIRC), hosted in London on May 16 -17, 2019. This is what I reflected on after participating and speaking in the inspiring conference attended by over 250 business, investor, accountancy and regulatory leaders. I identified four key lessons that the IRC of South Africa and particularly the Africa Integrated Reporting Council …

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India adopts integrated reporting

14 June 2019 in Blog posts

Corporate reporting in India is evolving to be more transparent and holistic driven by regulatory changes and broader stakeholder expectations. Over the past decade Indian companies have increasingly focused on investing in, managing and reporting on environmental and social aspects. In 2017 the Securities Exchange Body of India (SEBI) endorsed the voluntary adoption of integrated …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue consultation reveals urgent market call for indicator alignment on climate

13 June 2019 in News releases

Participants of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue – an initiative bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers globally – will announce the findings of their global market consultation on building better alignment via a webinar on Tuesday 25 June 2019. Through an online survey and a series of global roundtables held in 11 countries – …

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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 in IIRC's news

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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