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New integrated thinking model underpins leaders’ vision for a more sustainable world

21 January 2020

As the World Economic Forum convenes around ‘stakeholders for a cohesive and sustainable world’, the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) today [Tuesday 21 January 2020] presents a new model for integrated thinking that encourages long term, sustainable decision-making, enabling businesses to play their roles as stakeholders of a sustainable world. The report, ‘Integrated Thinking & …

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Green New Deal, Sustainable Finance & the role of corporate governance & reporting – how integration and impact are the way forward 

5 December 2019

A joint ACCA-CFA Institute-IIRC Press Release International and EU experts discussed the contribution of corporate governance and reporting to the Green New Deal and called for global and concerted action at a joint ACCA-IIRC-CFA Institute conference in Brussels Sustainability and a Green New Deal are at the heart of the European Commission’s forthcoming programme. This demands unprecedented …

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Corporate Reporting Dialogue shows high level of alignment between major global reporting frameworks on TCFD recommendations

24 September 2019

The Corporate Reporting Dialogue – an initiative bringing together the major standard setters and framework providers globally – released a report today showing high levels of alignment between the frameworks on the basis of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations. As part of the Dialogue’s Better Alignment Project, CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards …

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‘A leap forward’ – The IIRC publishes 2018 integrated report with limited assurance

19 September 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has published its 2018 integrated report with, for the first time, limited assurance from an independent auditor. The IIRC Board’s decision to seek assurance reflects its determination to follow the principles the IIRC advocates, as it works to build robust and effective reporting globally. Assurance is also an effective tool …

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

20 May 2019

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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The future of the accounting and audit must – and will – be broader than a focus on finance – message at global conference

16 May 2019

Meeting at a time when the future of the global accountancy and auditing is under worldwide scrutiny, experts at the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) Global Conference taking place this week [16 and 17 May 2019] in London, conclude that alignment around the wider concept of value creation is the only viable future for accountancy. An in-depth …

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One month countdown to global IIRC Conference

23 April 2019

Some of the world’s leading thinkers and practitioners from the fields of business, investment and finance will convene in London on 16 and 17 May for the 2019 Global Conference of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). The conference entitled ‘Inspiring Alignment through value-creation’, will address global progress on how the myriad of different reporting …

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Finding answers as global business moves to integrated thinking and reporting

28 March 2019

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has today [Thursday 28 March 2019] published a set of answers to some of the most frequently asked questions, as corporate reporting is being reformed worldwide to embrace the concept of integrated reporting – available on the IIRC’s website. Integrated reporting is the broad-based framework for business and investment decisions that are long-term, …

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Dominic Barton appointed as Chair of International Integrated Reporting Council, as new strategic phase is launched

4 October 2018

Dominic Barton, Senior Partner and former Global Managing Partner from 2009 to 2018 at McKinsey & Company, has been appointed Chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC), the global body driving reform in company reporting. Mr. Barton will bring leading thinking on business strategy, the shift to long-term investment and on the future of …

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