The IRC has a Working Group comprised of individuals who are experts in integrated reporting and related fields. They give their time and expertise in developing the technical guidance, comments submissions and Information Papers released by the IRC.

The list of current working group members is available here.

The first chairman of the Working Group was Graham Terry who served from 2010 to 2013. The current chairman is Leigh Roberts who was appointed in November 2013.

In 2020, the Working Group developed the Delivering a Meaningful and Concise Integrated Report: An Information Paper and the FAQ: Reporting in a Time of Crisis.

In 2019, the Working Group developed the Reporting on Outlook in the Integrated Report: An Information Paper and the FAQ: Reporting on the SDGs in the Integrated Report.

In 2018, the Working Group developed the Starter’s Guide (Updated) (first published in 2014) and the Achieving Balance in the Integrated Report: An Information Paper.

In 2017, the Working Group released an Information Paper on the Disclosure of Governance Information in the Integrated Report and developed the comments submission to the IIRC on the implementation of the International <IR> Framework.

In 2016, the Working Group’s technical programme covered the Information Paper Disclosure of Performance against Strategic Objectives; detailed comments on the draft King IV Code and Sector Supplements; and an Investor Programme aimed at engaging with key players in the South African investment arena.