• IFRS completes absorption of VRF

    02 August 2022

    The IFRS Foundation has completed its absorption of the Value Reporting Foundation, in the latest step in the consolidation of the myriad of sustainability disclosure initiatives.

  • Comment: The Cold War over non-financial disclosures

    06 July 2021

    The fragmented landscape of non-financial disclosures is consolidating, and it is geopolitical considerations that are driving the emergence of winners, and the downfall of the rest. Vincent Huck surveys the battlefield and predicts who will emerge victorious.

  • IIRC, SASB merge to form Value Reporting Foundation

    09 June 2021

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) have confirmed their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation.

  • Impact fund provides grants to support IIRC, SASB merger

    12 March 2021

    The Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing has provided grants worth $500,000 to the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) - to help "unify the impact investing market behind a global standard", it said.

  • IFRS Foundation sets out 'strategic direction' for global sustainability standards

    08 March 2021

    The trustees of the IFRS Foundation have said a prototype climate-related disclosure standard devised last year could be used as the basis for a proposed global sustainability reporting regime, and said they plan to begin work with a group of sustainability-related reporting organisations.

  • Reporting organisations invite EU, IFRS collaboration

    13 January 2021

    Five organisations working to create a globally accepted comprehensive corporate reporting system have invited the EU and the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation to contribute to their work on harmonisation.

  • Only a matter of time' before TCFD becomes mandatory in UK, says BofE

    20 October 2020

    Bank of England (BofE) markets executive director Andrew Hauser said you can "reasonably expect" adoption of recommendations outlined by the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) to become mandatory in the UK.

  • Framework for SDG disclosures unveiled by accounting bodies

    17 January 2020

    Broad recommendations for disclosures based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have been billed as "a new approach to address sustainable development issues".

  • IIRC prepares 'global momentum' phase of integrated reporting

    14 September 2018

    The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) has heralded a series of ‘breakthrough moments’ for integrated reporting, as it prepares to enter its ‘global momentum’ phase next month.

  • Investors support plea for integrated corporate reporting

    27 September 2017

    A group of leading investors, with nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, is calling for companies to integrate their reporting of financial and non-financial data.