In recent years the International Federation of Accountants Council (IFAC) has been encouraging organizations to adopt the Principles of Integrated Reporting <IR> as a way of communicating to the world of how an organization creates value in the short, medium and long term. 

There are a growing band of organizations throughout the world that recognize the benefits of adopting <IR> from multinational organizations such as the Royal Phillips Group to SME organizations.

This course explores why organizations in the Third Sector have a Trust and Confidence problem and only by changing the narrative such as adopting the <IR> Principles will Third Sector organizations solve their problem.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize that organizations in the Third Sector have a trust & confidence problem.
  • Identify what Integrated Reporting <IR> is.
  • Explore the expectations of a Third Sector organizations’ stakeholders
  • Discover how adopting <IR> benefits the Third Sector.
Last updated/reviewed: March 20, 2024
Course Complexity: Foundational

No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Introduction to Why the Third Sector must adopt the Principle2:18
  What is IR?2:13
  Creating value -6 capitals4:08
  How does the Third Sector benefit from IR ?2:36
  Why the Third Sector must adopt the IR Principle 14:41
Supporting Materials
  Slides: Why the Third Sector Must Adopt The IR PrinciplesPDF
  Why the Third Sector Must Adopt The IR Principles Glossary/IndexPDF