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  • 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 [...]
  • For a quick look at the new content (highlighted in yellow) and the deletions (in comment boxes). International <IR> Framework (2021) with marked up changes.

IR Resources

  • The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) released the revised version on 19 January 2021. This version supersedes the original Framework of 2013 and is effective for reporting periods commencing 1 January 2022 but earlier adoption [...]
  • 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 six focus areas of a meaningful and concise integrated report are highighted in the IRC’s 2021 Information Paper – Delivering a meaningful and concise integrated report
  • 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 [...]
  • This FAQ outlines the TCFD recommendations and recommended disclosures and their relation to the integrated report FAQ TCFD May 2021 final
  • 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 [...]
  • 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 [...]

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Guest Blog

What makes a ‘quality integrated report’?

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 [...]

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The IRC of SA is a regional network supporting the uptake and adoption of integrated thinking and reporting

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 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 is [...]

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