CPA Australia
Integrated Reporting Awards
New Zealand

Celebrating Connectivity with Integrated Reporting

The CPA Australia New Zealand Integrated Reporting Awards recognise those 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 2020, one for each of the following organisations:

  1. For-profit
  2. Not-for-profit
  3. Public sector

For enquiries, email [email protected]

Key Dates

Wednesday 1 July 2020

  • Entries open

Wednesday 30 September 2020

  • Entries close
  • Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of respected industry professionals against a range of key criteria

Wednesday 14 October 2020

  • Judging will be conducted in private by the judging panel

Tuesday 20 October 2020

  • 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).

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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.

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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.

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Todd Beardsworth

Todd Beardsworth

Assistant Auditor-General, Audit Quality, Office of the Auditor-General

Todd Beardsworth FCA is the Assistant Auditor-General, Audit Quality at the Office of the Auditor-General. With extensive experience in the public sector, Todd is currently responsible for accounting and auditing matters relating to public sector audits, providing technical advice to auditors of public entities and maintaining quality assurance over public sector audits. Todd spent two years leading the Accounting Standards team at the External Reporting Board and is currently a member of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board.

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How to Enter

Entry into the New Zealand Integrated Reporting Awards is open to for-profit, not-for-profit and public sector 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 August 2019 and 30 September 2020.

All entries must provide an accompanying document which addresses the following six questions:

  1. Why did your organisation move to Integrated Reporting?
  2. How have the IR capitals been incorporated into your Integrated Reporting and why?
  3. How did adopting integrated reporting change stakeholders’ perceptions 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?
  6. What makes your integrated report unique?

Other requirements:

  • File format:  Microsoft Word (.docx) or PDF (.pdf)
  • Word limit: 500 words

Entries must be submitted via email to [email protected]

Terms and Conditions

Be sure to read and understand the Terms & Conditions (PDF) before entering.