Adoption of integrated reporting by the ASX 50

ACCA Australia and New Zealand with Net Balance Foundation Limited, December 2011. This report investigates the state of integrated reporting among Australia’s 50 largest listed companies. It examines, on the basis of publicly available information, the extent to which companies have integrated non-financial matters into core business. This report: provides an overview of integrated reporting and emerging reporting frameworks, guidelines and requirements; analyses public reporting on financial and non-financial matters among ASX 50 companies; identifies the aspects of business that companies within the ASX 50 need to evolve to adopt integrated reporting; sets out a roadmap for Australia’s listed companies to achieve integrated reporting; and identifies the challenges companies may face when moving towards a more integrated approach to business.