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Yorkshire Water streamlines sustainability decision-making with integrated thinking

11 January 2022

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Yorkshire Water. Yorkshire Water delivers water, sewerage and environmental services to over five million people and 130,000 businesses. Yorkshire Water provides some of life’s most essential services to the people and businesses of Yorkshire, playing …

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Three ways to get to integrated thinking: lessons from Australia

8 December 2021 in Blog posts

Integrated reporting is a means to an end – and the end is not necessarily the publication of a single performance report that combines financial reporting and sustainability disclosure. Rather, the process that sits behind integrated reporting is meant to instill integrated thinking within a business. Integrated thinking supports decision-making and sustainable resource allocation by …

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Novo Nordisk rethinks its value creation process with integrated thinking

10 November 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Novo Nordisk. Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given the organization the experience and capabilities that also enable them to help …

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IFRS Foundation announces International Sustainability Standards Board

2 November 2021 in News releases

IFRS Foundation announces International Sustainability Standards Board, consolidation with CDSB and VRF, and publication of prototype disclosure requirements. As world leaders meet in Glasgow for COP26, the UN global summit to address the critical and urgent issue of climate change, the IFRS Foundation Trustees (Trustees) announce three significant developments to provide the global financial markets …

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Turkish translation of the <IR> Framework published

6 October 2021

The Value Reporting Foundation has today published the updated translation of the International <IR> Framework in Turkish, which was facilitated by the Integrated Reporting Network Turkiye (ERTA). Revisions to the International <IR> Framework were published in January 2021 to provide further guidance and clarity to report preparers and advance high-quality adoption of integrated reporting. Today’s …

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Transition to integrated reporting: A guide to getting started

20 September 2021

The Value Reporting Foundation today publishes Transition to integrated reporting: A Guide to getting started to help report preparers develop a custom-fit transition plan to integrated reporting. The Guide is a companion to the <IR> Framework, the principles-based, multi-capital framework used to accelerate integrated reporting across the world. Integrated reporting helps businesses think holistically about …

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Italian translation of the <IR> Framework published

14 September 2021

The Value Reporting Foundation has today published the updated translation of the International <IR> Framework in Italian, which was overseen by the Foundation of Italian Business Reporting (OIBR). The Italian translation was launched via a webinar hosted by OIBR, which explored the 2021 revisions to the <IR> Framework, and how Italian businesses and investors are …

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NN Group redefines its purpose through integrated thinking

18 August 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from NN Group. NN Group is an international financial services organization based in the Netherlands and active in 20 countries, with a strong presence in Europe and Japan. With its 15,000 employees, NN provides retirement services, …

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Purpose Drives Profit: How global executives understand value creation today

28 July 2021

A vast majority (98%) of global business executives say that it is now critical for organizations to have corporate purpose, according to a new report: Purpose Drives Profit: How Global Executives Understand Value Creation Today. The interdependency of purpose and profit is clearer than ever before, with executives reporting a significant jump in investor interest …

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Answering your top three questions about using the Integrated Reporting Framework under the Value Reporting Foundation

22 July 2021 in Blog posts

Last month we celebrated the beginning of a new era as the IIRC and SASB officially merged into the Value Reporting Foundation, a clear response to calls for clarity and simplicity in the corporate reporting landscape. The Value Reporting Foundation is a global nonprofit that supports business and investor decision-making with three key resources: Integrated …

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