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  • Double materiality, impact materiality, financial materiality … If you’re wondering what the terms mean take a look at our new FAQ – Explaining Materiality in Corporate Reporting. The FAQ outlines the terms and where they [...]
  • Congrats to Exxaro Resources, Nedbank, Redefine Properties, Pan African Resources, Sea Harvest, GEMS, DBSA and SAICA for winning their categories in the CGISA/ JSE Integrated Reporting Awards 2023. View the full list of winners and [...]
  • Wondering how the new sustainability standards can fit into your corporate reporting suite? The IRC’s latest Information Paper puts the standards in the context of the board’s role in reporting, the existing sustainability standards, and [...]
  • The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has released its first two IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards, IFRS S1 General Requirements for Disclosure of Sustainability-related Financial Information and IFRS S2 Climate-related Disclosures. The Standards are being positioned as a ‘global baseline’ to which a [...]
  • Congratulations to Nedbank for winning the EY Excellence in IR Awards 2023; Redefine Properties and Kumba Iron Ore took the second and third spots.To access the results click here.
  • The IFRS Foundation and the GRI have signed an MoU to align capital market (IFRS Foundation) and multi-stakeholder standards (GRI) to create an interconnected approach for sustainability disclosures. The compatibility should ease the reporting burden [...]
  • In June 2022 the JSE released two guidance papers setting out sustainability and climate disclosure guidance for listed companies. The papers serve as guidance and are not a part of the Listings Requirements. To access [...]
  • The new Value Reporting Foundation focuses on offering three resources tools:  integrated thinking, the <IR> Framework and the SASB standards.  The full media release on this development can be found here.
  • IFRS governance changes to see in the new ISSB To establish the new International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), the IFRS Foundation has to amend its constitution. The proposed changes are in an exposure draft open [...]
  • IFRS Trustees respond The IFRS Foundation has released a Feedback Statement, which is a summary of the comments received on its Consultation Paper on Sustainability Reporting issued in September 2020. The Statement includes the Trustees’ [...]
  • The IAASB has released its Guidance on Extended External Reporting (EER) assurance (which covers integrated reporting). It culminates a project that started in October 2017. To view the guidance click here
  • The joint thought leadership paper released in February 2021 explains the status quo, the difference between reasonable and limited assurance, and sets out the way forward in an easy-read format. To view the document click [...]

IR Resources

  • This information Paper from the IRC, A Global Comprehensive Corporate Reporting System, sets out some approaches to structuring your corporate reporting suite, centring on the integrated report and integrated information and considering sustainability reporting.
  • The revised version of the Integrated Reporting Framework (the International <IR> Framework) was released on 19 January 2021. This version supersedes the original Framework of 2013.. Note that the International <IR> Framework is today more commonly [...]
  • Take a look at this if you want to see the changes in the updated 2021 version from the original 2013 version. The new content has been highlighted and the deletions are noted in comment [...]
  • These Information Papers cover the various Content Elements (information areas) of the integrated report, offering explanatory information and key considerations: Governance Performance Outcomes Outlook
  • These Information Papers and FAQs offer explanatory information and key considerations in developing your report: A Meaningful and Concise Integrated Report Achieving Balance in the Integrated Report Aligning Internal and External Integrated Reporting FAQ: The [...]

IRC Annual Conference 2024

Save the date – 30 October 2024

IRC ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2023

The IRC Annual Conference 2023 was held on Wednesday 1 November 2023.

The speaker presentations and the webcast recording are available here

Guest Blog

What’s in store for 2024?

By Leigh Roberts After the last few years of high change, what’s in store for corporate and integrated reporting (IR) in 2024? Of great directional relevance are the feedback results of the International Sustainability Standards [...]

International developments

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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