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

21 January 2020 in IIRC's news, News releases

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 in IIRC's news

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 in IIRC's news, News releases

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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Changes to corporate reporting are essential. The question is how quickly can we move to international standards to solve the problem

3 December 2019 in Blog posts

When it comes to corporate reporting, business as usual is not an option. Investors are saying it, companies are saying it, business leaders and their representatives (most notably the World Business Council for Sustainable Development) are saying it. Companies are disclosing many different things and the absence of standards has led to mixed quality and …

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IIRC Newsletter

3 December 2019 in Newsletter

The latest news and developments. In this newsletter published December 2019: International <IR> Framework to be revised in 2020 IIRC’s stakeholders believe progress towards integrated reporting is accelerating IIRC Council meets in New York International Federation of Accountants: We encourage regulators and standard setters to use the <IR> Framework as a foundation for reporting on …

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Integrated reporting at Newcastle University: Communicating the value we create

13 November 2019 in Blog posts

Universities are generally good at identifying who their stakeholders are and describing how they engage with them, but many stop short of articulating the value created for stakeholders by their activities. At Newcastle University we set out our ‘value shared’ with different stakeholders as part of our annual Integrated Report. For example, we create value …

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Accounting for Value Creation and Encouraging the Rise of the Chief Value Officer

7 November 2019 in IIRC's news

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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Save the date: Sustainable finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting – Joint ACCA-IIRC-CFA Conference

29 October 2019 in IIRC's news

Save the date: Sustainable finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting How integration and impact are the way forward A joint ACCA-IIRC-CFA Conference 3 December, 2019 Press Club, 95 rue Froissart, 1040, Brussels 14.00-17.50h, followed by a cocktail reception Register Today Sustainability and a Green New Deal are at the heart of the …

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Podcast: ASEAN adoption of integrated reporting

23 October 2019 in In the news

IIRC Chief Strategy Officer, Jonathan Labrey, was recently interviewed for ESG Post’s latest podcast with Evi Afiatin, CFO of BPJS Ketenagakerjaan, an Indonesian public legal body tasked to protect all workers with social security programs, where they discussed the key drivers behind the positive embrace of integrated reporting in the ASEAN region.   

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