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IFRS Foundation announces International Sustainability Standards Board

2 November 2021

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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IIRC and SASB form the Value Reporting Foundation, providing comprehensive suite of tools to assess, manage and communicate value

9 June 2021

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) today officially announce their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation. The Value Reporting Foundation supports business and investor decision-making with three key resources: Integrated Thinking Principles, Integrated Reporting Framework and SASB Standards. These tools help businesses and investors develop a shared …

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Global sustainability and integrated reporting organizations launch prototype climate-related financial disclosure standard

18 December 2020

Five leading organizations in sustainability and integrated reporting, who published a shared vision for a comprehensive corporate reporting system earlier this year, have taken a next practical step together. Today, coinciding with the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on 12 December, the group published a paper that addresses one part of this system: standards …

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IIRC welcomes report towards consistent reporting on sustainable value creation

23 September 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council has today [23 September 2020] welcomed the publication of the report by the World Economic Forum, in partnership with Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PwC, ‘Towards Common Metrics and Consistent Reporting of Sustainable Value Creation’. The report is a welcome step towards identifying metrics that can support effective long-term sustainable value …

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Joint Statement: Working Together Towards Comprehensive Corporate Reporting

11 September 2020

Five global organizations, whose frameworks, standards and platforms guide the majority of sustainability and integrated reporting, today announce a shared vision of what is needed for progress towards comprehensive corporate reporting – and the intent to work together to achieve it.   Transparent measurement and disclosure of sustainability performance is now considered to be a …

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IVO Capital Partners joins leading investors in call for integrated reporting

5 August 2020

IVO Capital Partners has signed the IIRC’s investor statement, signalling its support for integrated reporting and encouraging companies to use the International <IR> Framework to communicate effectively. The statement, already signed by over 20 investor organizations from around the world, demonstrates the demand for integrated reporting by investors internationally – as they call for focused, strategic information on …

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Integrated thinking – a way forward: The Good Governance Academy releases third memorandum

15 July 2020

The Good Governance Academy, an international collaboration of business schools, institutions and universities that shares information on critical governance and business science issues, has released a report ‘Integrated thinking and doing an integrated report’, the report brings together insights and findings from a Colloquium it held in May 2020. The colloquium was attended by over …

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Global Coalition Issues Guidance on How Businesses Can Adopt a Long-Term Value Creation Agenda

25 June 2020

In the wake of unprecedented economic disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies are rethinking their fundamentals and assessing how their corporate purpose, strategy and business model will drive long-term success. To support businesses in this uncertain environment, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), and the Association of International …

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International <IR> Framework recommended as a key framework in call to action by A4S and Accounting Bodies internationally to tackle climate change

26 February 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council’s <IR> Framework has today, 26 February 2020, been recommended as a key framework for accountants globally to use as they respond to and account for climate change risks. The recommendation has come as part of a call to action signed by 14 accounting bodies and led by the Prince’s Accounting …

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IIRC opens call for feedback as it revises the International Framework

20 February 2020

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is today, 20 February 2020, beginning the process of refreshing the International <IR> Framework, and calling for market feedback on specific themes that will inform the nature and direction of the revision. Coinciding with the IIRC’s tenth anniversary in 2020, the revision will respond to an evolving market context …

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