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<IR> Network participant insights

Insights into integrated reporting 4.0: The story so far (ACCA)

This report examines the reporting practices of organizations in the International Integrated Reporting Council’s <IR> Business Network, based on report reviews produced over the past four years. It discusses the challenges that preparers have faced, and highlights areas for further improvement.    ACCA identifies areas where the quality of reporting is stronger, including: • the description …

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Integrated Thinking & Strategy: State of Play Report

The ‘Integrated Thinking & Strategy: State of Play Report’ introduces a new model for integrated thinking, called the ‘spring model’, having been developed by the participants of the IIRC’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group over the last two years, as they embed integrated thinking within their own organizations, as well as sharing their individual case …

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Insights into integrated reporting 3.0: The drive for authenticity (ACCA)

This report examines the reporting practices of organizations in the International Integrated Reporting Council’s <IR> Business Network. It highlights the progress made towards integrated reporting over the past year, discusses the challenges that preparers face, and gives practical recommendations to guide more organizations on the path to integrated reporting. There has been great progress in terms …

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Technology primer for integrated reporting: A Chief Information Officer guide

Participants of the <IR> Technology Initiative –  Atos, Deloitte, EY, Finext, KPMG, PwC, SAP, Satriun Group and CCH Tagetik – have published this technology primer, identifying steps that Chief Information Officers can take to build an information architecture that supports integrated reporting. Technology is rapidly developing to enhance the way businesses analyse, use and communicate …

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ACCA: Insights into integrated reporting 2.0 – walking the talk

ACCA second publication in its series analyzing integrated reports, ‘Insights into integrated reporting 2.0: walking the talk‘, reviewed samples of corporate reports produced by participants in the <IR> Business Network. The report finds that 2017 saw a marked improvement in the quality of integrated reports, but there’s a scope for businesses to reap more benefits. …

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ACCA: Insights into Integrated Reporting

This report examines the reporting practices of organizations in the International Integrated Reporting Council’s <IR> Business Network. It highlights the concrete benefits and challenges that the early adopters have experienced, and gives practical recommendations to guide more organizations on the path to Integrated Reporting. Read the report

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Innovation in banking – are we communicating the value we created?

This paper, prepared by the <IR> Network calls on banks to improve measurement and disclose of ‘innovation’ in their integrated reports as part of the capitals used and affected by the business. Leading practice examples of disclosure from various industries are included to inspire banks seeking to improve their disclosures. You can download the paper …

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Technology for Integrated Reporting A CFO guide for driving multi-capital thinking

This Guide, developed by the participants in the <IR> Technology Initiative, offers practical assistance for Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) seeking to collaborate with chief information officers to craft technology capabilities that support and enable next-generation business management and reporting practice. It shares some of the practical things that companies are already doing to change the …

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Focusing on Value Creation in the Public Sector

This publication provides guidance for public bodies around the globe to help them think holistically about their strategy and plans, make informed decisions and manage key risks in order to build stakeholder confidence and improve future performance. ‘Focusing on Value Creation in the Public Sector’, developed by the IIRC and CIPFA with support from the …

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<IR> Banking Network: Applying the Integrated Reporting concepts of outcomes and social and relationship capital in the banking industry

The <IR> Banking Network have released the publication ‘Applying the Integrated Reporting concepts of outcomes and social and relationship capital in the banking industry‘. The paper helps to clarify some of the issues that banks have raised when preparing integrated reports and provides insights into current practice of banks’ reporting on outcomes. It also outlines …

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