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Richard Howitt appointed as next Chief Executive Officer of the IIRC

5 September 2016

Global corporate reporting organization, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), today announces that its board of directors has appointed Richard Howitt, Member of the European Parliament (MEP), as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  Mr Howitt will succeed outgoing CEO Paul Druckman on 1 November 2016 and will step down as an MEP to coincide …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue releases a Statement of Common Principles of Materiality

30 March 2016

A comparison of materiality definitions and approaches by eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting is released today. The principles in this paper represent common foundational principles that participants of the Corporate Reporting Dialogue believe to be broadly consistent with all forms of standards’ development and business reporting to stakeholders. The Corporate …

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IIRC Chief Executive Paul Druckman to step down during 2016

17 February 2016

The Board of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today announces that Paul Druckman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), will step down during 2016. Paul has agreed with the Board a process to ensure a smooth transition during the year, and is flexible about the timing of his departure. Paul will continue to lead the IIRC …

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Advocates of Integrated Reporting join Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures

22 January 2016

The International Integrated Reporting Council welcomes today’s announcement on the membership of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures. Those joining the Task Force are at the forefront of a new understanding that financial information in isolation is insufficient to communicate the breadth and complexity of risks faced by our capital markets today, with many …

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Training in Integrated Reporting to help businesses develop skills

5 August 2015

A new Competence Matrix, which focuses on a global approach to training in Integrated Reporting, has just been released by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). It is a first step towards providing clear guidance on the skills and experience needed to be an effective practitioner in <IR> and is aimed at helping organizations to …

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More than a third of Dutch listed companies are working towards <IR>

15 July 2015

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has welcomed the increased take up of Integrated Reporting by Dutch firms in a new report just published. Eumedion, which represent institutional investors’ interests in corporate governance in the Netherlands, have found that “more than one-third of Dutch listed companies are working on preparations for changing over to Integrated …

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Providing clarity across frameworks and standards

5 May 2015

Eight of the world’s most prominent organizations in corporate reporting are today publishing a landscape map that provides a snapshot of a comparison of their frameworks, standards and related requirements through the lens of Integrated Reporting. These eight organizations strengthened their cooperation in 2014 through the Corporate Reporting Dialogue, an initiative designed to respond to …

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Professor Kunio Ito of Hitotsubashi University becomes Ambassador for Integrated Reporting

16 April 2015

Professor Kunio Ito of Hitotsubashi University in Japan has become an Ambassador for Integrated Reporting <IR> – a move welcomed by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). A well respected government advisor, Professor Ito has been instrumental in the adoption of <IR> in Japan, where the Japan Investor Relations Association estimates that around 130 Japanese …

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The IIRC congratulates A4S on a successful ten years

11 December 2014

The International Integrated Reporting Council congratulates The Prince’s Accounting for Sustainability Project (A4S) on its tenth anniversary and for the fantastic work that has been done over those years in driving the finance and accountancy community towards resilient business models and sustainable economies. Commenting on the anniversary, Paul Druckman, CEO of the IIRC said, “Our …

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