Corporate Reporting: The Path Ahead

The Integrated Reporting Committee of South Africa IRC hosted its Annual Conference 2022 webcast on Tuesday, 18 October 2022. Our international and local speakers updated the audience on the latest in sustainability reporting, with some practical considerations, and a look at integrated reporting around the world and what lies ahead.


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The conference programme was as follows:

9:00 – 9:05 Welcome
Leigh Roberts
CEO of the IRC
9:05 – 9:30 Corporate reporting and accountability
Professor Mervyn King
 Chair of the IRC
9:30 – 10:00 Latest from the IFRS Foundation and the International Sustainability Standards Board
Professor Suresh Kana
Deputy Chair of the IRC and Trustee of the IFRS Foundation
10:00 – 10:30 Update on the Integrated Reporting Framework
Jonathan Labrey
Chief Connectivity and Integrated Reporting Officer, IFRS Foundation
10:30 -10:50 Tea break
10:50 – 11:30 Applying the building blocks approach to sustainability impacts and reporting
Jayne Mammatt
Partner, ESG, Sustainability and Climate Change, Deloitte
11:30 – 12:30 Panel discussion: Practical considerations when applying the sustainability reporting standards
Jan Müller – KPMG EMA; Ansie Ramalho – Chair of the King Committee; Nola Richards – Executive Head: ESG & Sustainable Business, Vodacom Group; Neil Stewart – Director of Corporate Outreach, IFRS Foundation; Shameela Soobramoney – Chief Sustainability Officer, JSE.
Chaired by Jayne Mammatt
12:30 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 Panel discussion: Integrated reporting and corporate reporting structure around the world
Dr Guler ArasFounding Chair, Integrated Reporting Association Turkey; Vania Borgerth, Head of CBARI-Brazilian IR Network; Erik BreenPast Chair of the Framework Board; Michael BrayDirector, Australian Business Reporting Leaders Forum; Patrick KabuyaConvenor of the Africa Integrated Reporting Council.
Chaired by Leigh Roberts
2:15 – 2:30 Aligning internal and external integrated reporting
Zanele SalmanDirector, Isibani-ci, IRC Working Group
2:30 – 2:55  Q&A with Professor Mervyn King
2:55 – 3:00 Thanks and closing remarks
Leigh Roberts

The IRC Annual Conference 2022 was generously sponsored by


Previous conferences

The IRC has hosted Annual Conferences since 2013.

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