IR Leader
March 13, 2018

Top Stories

Most Companies Have No CFO Succession Plan

Despite a trend toward internal CFO appointments, only a third of companies have succession plans in place, research shows.

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Industry View: AI Can Change Everything In IR

Machine learning will have most immediate impact on IR profession.

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Reminder: TSX-Listed Issuers Must Post Key Corporate Documents to Issuers' Websites by April 1, 2018

TSX-listed issuers are reminded that, as of April 1, 2018, recent amendments to the TSX Company Manual will require that current, effective versions of the issuers' constating documents and, if adopted, certain corporate governance policies and charters be made available on the issuers' website.

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#MeToo Spurs Investors To Move Money To Companies That Support Women

In a recent client meeting, financial advisor Stephen Rischall got asked about how to invest in companies that support gender equality and women's issues in the workplace.

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The New Normal: Transforming Quarterly Earnings Calls

Something remarkable and little noticed happened on February 6, 2018. In its first quarter earnings call of the year the medical devices company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) began its journey of including sustainability and long-term content in its earnings call, something few companies are doing today.

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Sustainability Accounting on the Rise: Q&A with SASB's David Parham

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) started in 2011 to foster high-quality disclosure of material sustainability information to meet investor needs and make capital markets more efficient. The independent private-sector standards setting organization, which is based in San Francisco, spent the following years doing outreach and conducting research.

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