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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IIRC Newsletter – Conference Special

23 May 2019 in Newsletter

On 16 and 17 May 2019, over 250 business, investor, accountancy and regulatory leaders met in London to pave the way for alignment in corporate reporting around the concept of value creation. Find out more about what was discussed, shared and debated via our Conference Special Newsletter.

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Italian Body for Business Reporting – OIBR – launched

22 May 2019 in IIRC's news

The Italian Body for Business Reporting – sustainability, non-financial and integrated reporting (OIBR) will come together for the first time in June 2019. A range of Italian stakeholders are setting up this new body, including large companies, SMEs, universities, professional and sector-based associations, and non-profit entities. The body will continue with the objectives and long-standing …

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Value of Value: The New Long-Term Horizon for Business Leaders

20 May 2019 in IIRC's news, News releases

A majority of executives, nearly 9 out of 10, say that organizations need to do a better job focusing on wider value considerations beyond financial performance, according to a pulse check survey included in a new brief Purpose and Profit. Those considerations include value created for society and co-created through external relationships. The brief, compiled by …

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Speech from Dominic Barton, Chair, International Integrated Reporting Council, to the IIRC Global Conference “Inspiring Alignment through Value-Creation”

17 May 2019 in Blog posts

Speech from Dominic Barton, Chair, International Integrated Reporting Council, to the IIRC Global Conference “Inspiring Alignment through Value-Creation”, London, 17 May 2019 I’d like to start by explaining why I’m committed to and interested in helping to drive integrated reporting and integrated thinking into the system.  Second, I want to give a sense of where …

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Richard Howitt, CEO, IIRC: Inspiring Global Alignment through Value Creation

16 May 2019 in IIRC's news

Opening Speech to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Global Conference 2019, by Richard Howitt, IIRC Chief Executive, London, 16 May 2019. The International Integrated Reporting Council welcomes all of the participants to our Global Conference 2019, drawn from business and investment, from regulators and academia; from our ‘family’ within our own governance, our Ambassadors and …

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