Team of people linking hands at sunrise

29 January, 2021

Why 2021 is a year of opportunity for boards to build business resilience

The IIRC’s founder and Chair Emeritus, Professor Judge Mervyn King, recently said that “business is a part of society, not apart from society”. This message has never been more relevant than in ...
Covid-19 crisis and stock market prices

1 December, 2020

IIRC: Covid-19 crisis ‘has underscored the relevance of sustainability’

When the Covid-19 pandemic hit South Africa, the country went into one of the harshest lockdowns in the world. In response, Anglo-American’s South African iron ore subsidiary,
Person placing final piece of jigsaw puzzle

10 November, 2020

How 2020 has sparked acceleration to a comprehensive reporting system

2020 has undoubtedly been a crisis year. The global pandemic, climate change and the challenges of inequality and the infrastructure gap have tested organisations’ resilience like never before, and ...
climate change crisis, integrated climate reporting

2 December, 2019

Integrating climate reporting is key to effective risk management

As we approach the UN climate conference, COP25, in Madrid, the urgency of tackling climate change is greater than ever. As more businesses become aware of the need to act and report on climate risk, ...
ESG, environment, sustainability

9 August, 2019

Better Alignment Project maps the road to sustainability

Building a corporate reporting system that is effective, robust and reflective of the realities of doing business in the modern day is central to the work of the
Jane Diplock, IIRC

16 March, 2018

Paradigm shift: Jane Diplock, IIRC

Tipping points are sometimes hard to see when they’re actually happening. Much easier to spot them in retrospect, when the faultlines between the past and present are more easily defined. When it...
David Nussbaum, Drax, sustainability

17 November, 2017

Well connected: David Nussbaum, Drax

It’s counterintuitive. David Nussbaum, a former chief executive of the World Wildlife Fund in the UK, has been appointed non-executive director...
intangible assets, hidden value

25 October, 2017

Uncovering and understanding the hidden value of intangible assets

The year 2017 marked a milestone for Alphabet, the parent company of Google, when its market valuation passed $600bn for the first time.
Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, , Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, responsible business, integrated reporting, IIRC

2 October, 2017

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild heads IIRC convention line-up

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild, founder of the campaign group Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism, is the keynote speaker at the International Integrated Reporting Council's annual convention in Amst...
reporting, financial reporting, audit, annual reports, corporate reporting

26 June, 2017

What’s next for corporate reporting: the technology question

The future of corporate reporting is a subject attracting much attention of late, with a flourish of activity in this space in recent years. In the UK we have seen an explosion in non-financial dis...