Six focus areas to create more meaningful and concise integrated reports

2 March 2021

Over the ten years of integrated reporting in South Africa, I have been asked many times as to what makes a ‘quality integrated report’. It is, for sure, the mindful adherence to the 19 requirements of the International <IR> Framework. It also stems from the organization’s intention of producing a meaningful and concise integrated report. …

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IOSCO statement on sustainability disclosure vision welcomed by the IIRC

26 February 2021 in Our news

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) welcomes IOSCO’s statement following its Board meeting of 24 February 2021 which underscores the urgent need for comprehensive globally agreed standards for sustainability disclosure that build on existing principles, frameworks and standards.  IOSCO identifies the proposed Sustainability Standards Board (SSB) within the IFRS Foundation’s governance structure as the most suitable …

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IFAC and IIRC Set Out A Vision for Accelerating Integrated Reporting Assurance

26 February 2021 in Our news

As an increasing number of businesses around the world implement integrated reporting as a route to long-term value creation and sustainable development, the demand for assurance services on such reports is expected to rise accordingly. To help meet this demand, and to increase confidence in integrated reporting, the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and the …

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Case study: Integrated thinking powers Snam’s strategy

25 February 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Snam. Snam is one of the world’s leading energy infrastructure operators and one of Italy’s largest listed companies in terms of market capitalization. With around 3,000 employees and over 32,600 km of network, Snam oversees …

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Case study: Royal Schiphol Group connects world through integrated thinking

18 February 2021

The <IR> Business Network’s Integrated Thinking & Strategy Group publishes its latest case study on integrated thinking in action from Royal Schiphol Group. Royal Schiphol Group is an airport management company headquartered in the Netherlands, with Amsterdam Airport Schiphol as its main airport. The latest milestone in Schiphol’s integrated thinking journey is its 2050 Vision: …

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Asset Management One signs IIRC Investor Statement of Support

15 February 2021 in Our news

Asset Management One has joined 24 international investment firms to show its support for integrated reporting as a route to better understanding performance. The Investor statement of support encourages organizations to disclose more than financial performance to investors, by providing insight into its business model and strategy, as well as analysis of the key resources …

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Producing Philip Morris International Inc.’s first integrated report

8 February 2021 in Blog posts

Jennifer Motles, Chief Sustainability Officer, PMI; Marie Corger, Head of Sustainability Materiality & Reporting, PMI; and Robert G. Eccles, Visiting Professor of Management Practice, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford explain how they approached PMI’s first integrated report   On June 30, 2020 Philip Morris International, Inc. (PMI) published its first integrated report titled  “Delivering …

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Accelerating progress: the IIRC’s 2021 strategy

21 January 2021 in Our news

“Renewing and improving the architecture of our national and international political and economic systems is this generation’s defining task. It will be a monumental undertaking, but an indispensable one”, Borge Brende, President, World Economic Forum 2020 will forever be remembered as a year of great disruption caused by a global pandemic from which some of …

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Revisions to the International <IR> Framework – virtual launch event

20 January 2021

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has published revisions to the <IR> Framework to enable more decision-useful reporting. The revisions, the first since the <IR> Framework was originally published in 2013, are the result of extensive market consultation with 1,470 individuals in 55 jurisdictions. The consultation demonstrated that the conceptual thinking and principles …

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