New Zealand Integrated Reporting Awards

The CPA Australia New Zealand Integrated Reporting Awards recognises organisations who have embraced the concept of ‘connectivity of information’ by developing their strategy, governance, performance and prospects to create sustained and sustainable prosperity through integrated reporting.

Three awards will be presented in 2021, one for each of the following organisations:

*Best Newcomer: first integrated report published between 1 October 2020 and 5 November 2021.

Key dates

Date Activity
Thursday 1 July Entries open
Friday 5 November Entries close
Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of respected industry professionals against a range of key criteria
Wednesday 17 November Judging will be conducted in private by the judging panel
Wednesday 1 December Winners announced


To ensure professionalism and transparency, a judging panel made up of four independent and highly respected industry professionals has been chosen to review the award submissions.

Jane Diplock
Jane Diplock
Board Director, Singapore Exchange Limited and Chairman Governance and Nominating Committee, International Integrated Reporting Council

With over 30 years’ industry experience, Jane Diplock AO is a highly qualified international company director who is widely considered an expert on governance and reporting. Jane has chaired and served on boards of public and private companies and not-for-profit organisations, with her executive career including senior positions in government, heading several government departments and in investment banking with Westpac’s merchant and institutional banking arms and in regulation. In 2003 Jane was awarded the Honour of Officer of the Order of Australia (AO).
Dr Carolyn Fowler
Dr Carolyn Fowler
Associate Professor, Victoria University of Wellington

Dr Carolyn Fowler is an Associate Professor in Accounting at the School of Accounting and Commercial Law at Victoria University of Wellington. She is currently Head of the School of Accounting and Commercial Law. Carolyn’s research focuses on strategy and management accounting, the use of information technology in accounting and accounting history, with an emphasis on colonial New Zealand. Carolyn is a chartered accountant (FCA), a certified management accountant (CMA), a member of CPA Australia (FCPA) and the joint editor of the Accounting History journal.
Warren Allen
Warren Allen
Former Chief Executive, External Reporting Board of New Zealand

Warren Allen served as President of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) from November 2012 until November 2014, and Deputy President for the two years preceding this. During his presidency he represented the global accountancy profession on the International Integrated Reporting Council. Having recently retired from the position of Chief Executive of External Reporting Board of New Zealand, Warren is now involved in governance, advisory and speaking roles for both private and public sector entities in New Zealand. He currently chairs the Audit and Risk Committees of Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade (MFAT), The Office of the Controller and Auditor-General (OAG) and Porirua City Council.
David Eng
David Eng
Director – Performance Reporting, Audit Quality, Office of the Auditor-General

David Eng is the Performance Reporting Director at the Office of the Auditor-General (OAG) and leads the OAG’s work on performance reporting. In his previous roles, he’s led major strategic work on the public finance, performance management and reporting systems in New Zealand’s public sector. David has also previously chaired and served on boards of public and not-for-profit organisations in New Zealand.


How to enter

Entry into the New Zealand Integrated Reporting Awards is open to organisations who have published their integrated reports – or equivalent – with financial statements that have been reviewed or audited.

Submit a copy of your integrated report (together with financial statements if they were published separately) published between 1 October 2020 and 5 November 2021.

All entries must provide an accompanying document (500 word limit) or video (limited to five minutes) which addresses the following five questions:

  1. What makes your integrated report unique?
  2. How have the integrated reporting capitals been incorporated into your integrated report and why?
  3. How did adopting integrated reporting change stakeholders' perception of your organisation?
  4. How does your organisation's governance structure support your ability to create value in the short, medium and long term?
  5. How far along the integrated reporting journey are you?

Email your submission to [email protected]

Have a question?

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Terms and conditions

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