Press Release: Invitation to Participate FiRe Award 2021


Promoting Financial Reporting Excellence In Uncertain Global Economy”


The Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award is the most prestigious and coveted Award in East Africa for financial reporting. The award is held annually by the joint Promoters; the Capital Markets Authority (CMA) Kenya, the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK), the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE),the Public Sector Accounting Standards Board-Kenya (PSASB), and the Retirement Benefits Authority (RBA) The Award is aimed at promoting integrated reporting through enhancing accountability, transparency and integrity in compliance with appropriate financial reporting frameworks and other disclosures on governance, social and environmental reporting by private, public and other entities domiciled in East Africa.


The period for holding the FiRe Award 2021 is here with us and this year’s event is focusing on how vagaries of COVID 19 have affected businesses and livelihoods. The edition will also document key lessons on coping strategies being employed by organisations to remain afloat, despite a constrained business environment, reduced incomes and the effect on financial reporting.  The theme of this year’s Award is  “Promoting Financial Reporting Excellence In Uncertain Global Economy”

Submission of Entries

Submission of entries for this year will be in soft copy, with the deadline for Private sector entities being Friday, 12th November 2021. Participating entities should avail a softcopy version of their latest Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements to  and complete the Participant’s entry form which can be accessed on the FiRe Award website:  

or by clicking the link below:-


For more information on submission of Annual Report and Audited Financial Statements, please contact:


FiRe Award Technical Committee,




FiRe Award welcomes partnership and provides various sponsorship opportunities. For more information, please get in touch with Raphael Nguli via


The Conference and Award Ceremony

The 2021 Excellence in Financial Reporting (FiRe) Award Virtual Conference and the Award Ceremony date will be on Friday 17th December 2021.