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Interviews and videos on integrated reporting

The International Integrated Reporting Framework (IIRF), published by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) in December 2013, explains the fundamental concepts of integrated reporting and provides principles-based guidance for entities wishing to prepare an integrated report. 

Although there is no requirement in the UK to comply with the IIRF, this page provides a number of interviews and videos with key players for those companies wishing to learn more.

Latest interviews and videos

Robert Bruce interviews — Rodney Irwin, Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development

31 Jul 2018

In a wide-ranging video interview Rodney Irwin, Managing Director of Redefining Value and Education with the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, talks to Robert Bruce about the mission of the WBCSD to make sustainable businesses more successful, how sustainability is transitioning into mainstream decision-making models, how integrated thinking brings dramatic change to all aspects of a business; the central role of assurance, the growing interest of the investment community and the benefits that they see; how the regulatory and advisory bodies are coming into alignment in an integrated framework, the importance of change in the role of the accounting profession, and the benefits to business of the UN’s sustainable development goals.

Robert Bruce interviews — Karim Hajjar CFO, Solvay

01 Jun 2018

In a wide-ranging video interview Karim Hajjar, CFO at chemical giant Solvay, talks to Robert Bruce about sustainable value, about the link between the financials and extra-financial influences, about the nature of sustainable value, how integrated thinking powers integrated management, how investors get to grips with the changes, the importance of assurance and verification, enthusing the CFO community, how far it is replicable in smaller companies, and how it all feeds through to the bottom line.

Robert Bruce interviews — Richard Howitt discusses his first year as Chief Executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council

15 Jan 2018

In a wide-ranging video interview to mark the end of his first year as Chief Executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council Richard Howitt talks to Robert Bruce about the importance of Integrated Thinking, the success and growing global momentum of Integrated Reporting, the need for effective assurance, progress around the world and particularly amidst the long-term culture of Japan and Asia generally.

Robert Bruce interviews — How to ensure that finance takes you into the future

23 May 2017

The Finance for the Future Awards, which recognise and celebrate the role that finance and finance teams can play in creating sustainable businesses and in turn a sustainable economy, are back and open for entries.

Robert Bruce interviews — Bob Laux takes up the challenge of embedding integrated reporting in North American Business

27 Mar 2017

Bob Laux has just taken up the role, and the challenge, of being the North America Lead on the International Integrated Reporting Council. In this video interview he talks with Robert Bruce about the task of making integrated reporting mainstream in North America, the challenge of the huge existing infrastructure of rules and compliance, about his previous experience with Microsoft, and the role of the IIRC as an umbrella body to bring interested parties in North America together in dialogue.

Robert Bruce interviews — Richard Howitt outlines his vision for Integrated Reporting in the years ahead

05 Dec 2016

Richard Howitt has just taken over as Chief Executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council. In this video interview he talks with Robert Bruce about maintaining the pace, building more global momentum, putting integrated reporting at the heart of corporate governance around the world, and influencing the concept of inclusive capitalism.

Robert Bruce interviews — Paul Druckman looks back over five years of achievement

18 Nov 2016

Five years can bring about an immense amount of change. Paul Druckman has just stepped down as chief executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council. And in a video interview with Robert Bruce he has reflected on what has been achieved in that time under his leadership.

Robert Bruce interviews — From headlines to trendlines: How integrated reporting is gathering pace

15 Dec 2015

In this interview Robert Bruce catches up with Paul Druckman, Chief Executive of the International Integrated Reporting Council, to talk about the latest news on the development, implementation and experience of integrated reporting around the world.

Robert Bruce interviews — Insights from the Financial Reporting Council

09 Apr 2015

In this interview Robert Bruce catches up with Melanie McLaren, Executive Director, Codes and Standards, and Paul George, Executive Director, Conduct, on the latest news from the Financial Reporting Council. They provide an overview of the FRC’s current agenda and future work and discuss which areas of financial reporting the Conduct Committee will be concentrating on in the year ahead. They discuss how they will be looking into financial reporting in companies which have had a change of auditor, how the new viability statements will work, how the wider responsibilities of audit committees should work, the rising importance of narrative reporting and integrated reporting and the auditor’s role, the new focus on succession planning for boards, and how corporate culture can be changed.

Robert Bruce interviews — Insights on Integrated Reporting

02 Dec 2014

In this interview Robert Bruce catches up with Paul Druckman, Chief Executive Officer, International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) on the latest news from the IIRC. They discuss the status and take-up of Integrated Reporting <IR> around the world, the B20’s endorsement of <IR>, the priorities of the IIRC looking forward and the benefits of <IR> experienced by early adopters and the current debate about assurance on <IR>, amongst other items.

Robert Bruce interviews — Assurance on integrated reporting

18 Nov 2014

In this interview Robert speaks with Michael Nugent, Technical Director, Framework Development, International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC). They discuss the possible options for assurance on integrated reporting considering the two papers on assurance that the IIRC issued for comment in July 2014 (comments are due 1 December) and the comments that have been raised at roundtables that have taken place around the world on this topic.

Robert Bruce interviews — Integrated Reporting – The next steps

18 Mar 2014

In 'Integrated Reporting — The Next Steps', Robert Bruce interviews Paul Druckman, Chief Executive Officer of the IIRC, on feedback received and the challenges and priorities for the IIRC now that the International Integrated Reporting <IR> Framework has been released.

Robert Bruce interviews — Integrated Reporting – A comprehensive guide

06 Jul 2013

Robert Bruce presents a video documentary on the International Integrated Reporting Framework being developed by the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC).

Deloitte IFRS podcast – Integrated reporting

07 Dec 2011

Nick Main, Deloitte Global Leader, Sustainability and Climate Change Services and Robert Bruce discuss the concept of 'integrated reporting' and the International Integrated Reporting Council's (IIRC) Discussion Paper 'Towards Integrated Reporting - Communicating Value in the 21st Century'.

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