IR Leader
October 09, 2018

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Dear Corporate IRO,
Business Wire wants your opinion on the IR profession in Canada. This two-minute survey gives you the opportunity to evaluate the effectiveness of common IR tools and methods. Once the responses have been compiled, Business Wire will email you a report on the industry's views on the topic.
Once you complete the survey, you’ll also be able to download Business Wire’s white paper: Best Practices for Enhancing Earnings Releases.
The survey closes at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 25, 2018. Please make sure you complete it before then to be eligible to receive the white paper and survey results.
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Top Stories

ICGN Guidance on Investor Fiduciary Duties

The ICGN Guidance on Investor Fiduciary Duties addresses the alignment between investor fiduciary practices and fundamental fiduciary obligations. It addresses the perspective of investor fiduciaries (asset owners) who seek to preserve and enhance long term corporate value on behalf of their underlying beneficiaries.

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Charting a Sustainable Advantage - 2018 Responsible Investing Survey

Responsible Investing Accelerates as Acceptance Overtakes Skepticism

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The Difference Between Good CFOs and Great CFOs

A CFO's ability to build strong teams and develop successors is more important than ever.

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Statement Regarding Staff Proxy Advisory Letters

As recently announced, the Commission staff will be hosting an upcoming Roundtable on the Proxy Process. The Roundtable, which is expected to be in November 2018, will provide the staff an opportunity to engage with market participants on topics including the voting process, retail shareholder participation and the role of proxy advisory firms.

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Gender Diversity in Corporate Canada: Canada's Securities Regulators Publish 2014-2018 Statistics

Canada's securities regulators have published their fourth study showing key trends relating to gender diversity on public company boards of directors and in executive officer positions. The "Report on Fourth Staff Review of Disclosure Regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions" tracks changes in gender diversity metrics between 2014 (when new disclosure rules were adopted) and 2018 for TSX-listed companies whose fiscal years ended between December 31, 2017 and March 31, 2018.

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Canadian Securities Regulators Release Fourth Review Regarding Women on Boards and Executive Officer Positions

Securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan (the participating jurisdictions) today published CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-310 Report on Fourth Staff Review of Disclosure regarding Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions.

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When Leaders Leave: Five Ways IR Can Act as Shock-Absorber

And what you can learn from Alibaba founder Jack Ma's succession plan.

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