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  • Winners of the EY Excellence in IR Awards 2020: Nedbank, Kumba Iron Ore, Redefine Properties. Read the full list of winners and the survey analysis – Report: EY Excellence in Integrated reporting 2020 Report Media release: Excellence [...]
  • Where and how should the organization show the impacts of the pandemic and the uncertainties that lie ahead in its integrated report? Read the IRC’s latest FAQ FAQ – Reporting in a time of crisis
  • Corporate reporters will be happy about the commitment announced by the CDP, CSDP, GRI, SASB and the IIRC to work together to achieve comprehensive globally accepted corporate reporting. The move could prompt a broader rationalization [...]
  • 2020 is the year of change for the International <IR> Framework. The revision is a “modernization” rather than a wholesale revision and deals with targeted areas. The process kicked off in February with the release of [...]
  • This publication prepared by the Centre for Critical Accounting and Auditing Research at the University of the Witwatersrand, outlines the benefits and drivers of better quality reporting. Impediments to high quality reporting are also covered. [...]
  • The Good Governance Academy’s conference, May 2020, can be viewed on this link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMVLUWNCeyVSQK0n9HiNrxA

IR Resources

  • The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) is a global coalition of regulators, investors, companies, standard setters, the accounting profession and NGOs. Together, this coalition shares the view that communication about value creation should be the [...]
  • The IRC has updated the Starter’s Guide initially published in 2014, to provide organisations with practical suggestions on preparing an integrated report. It is aligned with the King IV Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2016 [...]
  • The Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South Africa has developed this Information Paper (Paper) to assist organizations with their disclosure of the information required in terms of the Outlook Content Element of the Framework. The [...]
  • Information Paper: Achieving Balance in the Integrated Report The Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South Africa has released its latest technical paper, Achieving Balance in the Integrated Report: An Information Paper. The Paper discusses the role [...]
  • Information Paper: Disclosure of Governance Information in the Integrated Report The Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South Africa has developed this Information Paper to assist organizations in the disclosure of information that shows how governance supports the organization’s [...]
  • Information Paper: Disclosure of Performance against Strategic Objectives The Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South Africa has developed this Information Paper to assist organizations achieve better practice in disclosing performance against strategic objectives in the integrated report. The Paper highlights [...]
  • Information Paper: Reporting on Outcomes The International <IR> Framework (Framework) was issued by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in December 2013. It has been endorsed by the Integrated Reporting Committee (IRC) of South Africa as guidance [...]
  • In March 2014, the IRC endorsed the International <IR> Framework, released by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in December 2013, as guidance on good practice on how to prepare an integrated report. The IIRC has [...]
  • The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)1 were created as a blueprint for society to address our most urgent social, environmental and developmental challenges. The document below discusses some frequently asked questions relating to how the [...]
  • To whom should the integrated report be addressed, that is, who is the target audience of the organization’s integrated report? This question has been asked by preparers of integrated reports in South Africa. It is [...]
  • Using the six capitals in the integrated report New preparers of integrated reports may wonder at how the six capitals referred to in the International <IR> Framework (Framework) should be presented in the integrated report. [...]
  • How can the integrated report fit into an organisation’s corporate reporting structure? This is a question often asked by organisations starting out on their integrated reporting journey. The organisation’s board (or top governing body) should [...]
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The emergence of integrated reporting assurance

By Michael Bray Professor of Practice (Integrated Reporting) – Deakin University, director of the International Integrated Reporting Council, former partner – KPMG Australia. Integrated reporting assurance is emerging: its place in the pathway to the audit [...]

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The webcast of the 2019 Annual Conference is now available to view for free. To view the webcast, please click here.

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Getting Started

If you're just setting out on your Integrated Reporting journey, we have some documents that will help get you up to speed and guide you through the process.

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SA integrated reports ranked as best in quality Global survey

South African reports lead in quality

by IRC of SA in Integrated Reporting

A new global survey gives top honours to the SA reports. The survey covered ten countries and was conducted by Professor Bob Eccles, Michael Krzus and Carlos Solano. The work of the IRC of SA [...]

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