IR Leader
June 22, 2021

CIRI is pleased to announce that Jerry Ormiston, investor relations professional and consultant, has been chosen as the 33rd recipient of the Award for Excellence in Investor Relations and Galina Meleger, Director, Investor Relations for Endeavour Silver has been chosen as the 12th recipient of the Belle Mulligan Award for Leadership in Investor Relations. These individuals were honoured at CIRI's 34th Annual Investor Relations Conference. 

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Do you have a list of books and articles that you've been saving to read over the summer? Well don't forget to add IR leader and IR focus to the list! The article titles from the 2021 issues are listed below so you can add them to your summer reading list. (Please note that these are member-only publications. You will need to be logged in to access them.)

IR focus Issue 1, 2021:  Key Messages: What They Are, Why They Matter & How to Develop Them
IR focus Issue 2, 2021:  How Adding GR to IR Makes for Better PR

IR leader Issue 1, 2021 Articles:
     Will Shareholders Press for ESG Proposals and More as Pandemic Rages?
     Changes to the Income Statement: What Investors Think
     Trends, Hot Issues and New Disclosure Matters for the 2021 Proxy Season
     Taking the Investor Day Virtual: Lessons and Learnings
     Dual Class or Second Class? An Examination of Dual Class Share Structures

IR leader Issue 2, 2021 Articles:
     The Future of Virtual IR Meetings
     Global Economic Outlook: Economic Recovery in a Post-COVID World
     Key Considerations for Virtual Shareholders' Meetings
     Benefits of Being Public
     Setting Global Standards for Investing in the Sustainable Development Goals

The next issues of IR focus and IR leader will be published in late August and early September respectively.

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ESG Has So Far Been a Rich World Phenomenon. But Emerging Markets Are Catching Up.

Investors weigh in on the importance of ESG in these markets and investment opportunities in a post-pandemic world.

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As Companies Disclose More ESG Data, Activists Have an Opportunity

'Greater disclosure [offers] more opportunity for analysis and comparison, and therefore challenge,' says Andrew Archer of Investor Update

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Investors Demand Diversity Disclosure

Companies are facing increased pressure, but gaps remain in diversity data.

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CSA Adopt Disclosure Requirements for Non-GAAP Financial Measures

New national instrument sets out requirements for issuers that include non-GAAP and other financial measures in public disclosure.

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IIRC and SASB form the Value Reporting Foundation, Providing Comprehensive Suite of Tools to Assess, Manage and Communicate Value

The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) today officially announce their merger to form the Value Reporting Foundation.

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Regulators Propose Significant Changes to Public Company AIF and MD&A Filings

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments (Proposed Amendments) that would streamline annual and interim reporting rules for public companies. The changes will apply to reporting issuers other than investment funds.

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How the Sell Side is Integrating ESG Into Its Reserch

A look at efforts to integrate ESG into fundamental research and how this information is differentiated from ESG data.

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How the Events of May 26 Could Change the Path of Big Oil - and the Climate

Momentous day saw ExxonMobil, Shell, and Chevron forced - by shareholders and courts - to rethink their business models.

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