IR Leader
February 28, 2017

Top Stories

Canadian Securities Regulators Introduce Innovative Initiatives and Increase Collaboration to Deter Market Misconduct

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released its 2016 Enforcement Report. The ninth annual report highlights actions taken across Canada to deter and sanction wrongdoing in the capital markets.

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How to Mess Up Investor Relations

Chief among the tips: Don't let the CEO deliver important news about company strategy at an investor meeting.

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Women Are Slowly Getting More Seats in the Board Room

The number of women sitting at the table in corporate boardrooms across the U.S. is rising very slowly, but it's rising.

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Measuring the Economic Impact of Short-Termism

Corporate short-termism has been the subject of ongoing debate among leaders in business, government, and academia for more than 30 years, with much of the discussion focusing on whether it destroys value. Recent surveys of C-suite executives that we have conducted suggest that pressure to deliver strong short-term results has increased in the past five years and, as a result, many executives believe their companies are using excessively short time horizons in their strategic planning.

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Re-Aligning the Capital Markets for Today's Needs

In December 2016, the IIRC's official conference, in partnership with the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), brought together 400 people from over 30 countries around the world. Here we report on the key messages, issues and debates arising from Plenary One, which focused on 'Aligning the capital market system for 21st Century needs'.

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Why Company Success Relies On Integrated Thinking

An interview with Susanne Stormer. Susanne leads Novo Nordisk's efforts to be a sustainable business, charged with management of corporate sustainability-driven programs, the integrated Annual Report, stakeholder engagements and communication on the value of the company's Triple Bottom Line (TBL) business principle. She is member of the International Integrated Reporting Council, member of the Board of the Access to Nutrition Foundation and member of the Board of the Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings.

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