Background Note | HBS Case Collection | September 2010 (Revised August 2011)

A Chronology of Integrated Reporting

by Robert G. Eccles and Michael P. Krzus


This technical note traces the development of integrated reporting through published materials, research, and the formation of various committees. Readers will gain an understanding of how the topics of nonfinancial information, sustainable development, corporate disclosure, and integrated reporting, among others, overlap.

Keywords: Integrated Corporate Reporting; Corporate Disclosure; Product Development; Corporate Social Responsibility and Impact; Environmental Sustainability; Social Issues;


Eccles, Robert G., and Michael P. Krzus. "A Chronology of Integrated Reporting." Harvard Business School Background Note 411-049, September 2010. (Revised August 2011.)