IR Leader
August 17, 2021

Are you new to investor relations and want to get a better understanding of what the role entails? Could you or a team member benefit from IR-focused professional development? Do you support the investor relations team and want to make sure that you are providing them with what they need? Are you in an affiliated role and want a better understanding of the IR function? Are you considering CIRI's IR Certification Program and need the prerequisite?

If so, register today for CIRI's 2021 Essentials of Investor Relations being held virtually on September 9, 10, 16 and 17.
Not a CIRI Member?

Consider the Membership/2021 Essentials of IR Bundle and save over $960.

Contact Lora Turner for more information on this offer.

Click here to visit the 2021 Essentials of IR website where you can view the program, learn more about speakers and find more information about the CIRI Membership/Essentials of IR bundle.

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Are you looking for a new job opportunity?

Companies are planning for the year ahead and so we are seeing an increase in job listings. Currently, we have two positions – Companies are planning for the year ahead and so we are seeing an increase in job listings. Currently, we have two positions – a Strategy and Investor Relations Analyst and an Investor Relations Coordinator. These positions are in the Prairie Provinces and Ontario. The listings are accessible to members only by logging in and visiting Job Listings.

Are you looking to hire someone for your company or for a client? 

CIRI offers an effective way to reach qualified targets through Job Listings. Get in front of IROs who may be looking for new challenges by posting your job opportunity with us. Members may submit a job listing free of charge. Non-members may submit a job listing for only $150+HST. Click here to sign in and submit a job listing.

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Top Stories

Canadian Securities Regulators Seek Comments on Proposal to Harmonize the Interpretation of the Primary Business Requirements

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) is proposing clarifications to harmonize the interpretation of the financial statement requirements for a long form prospectus. Specifically, the clarifications apply in situations where an issuer has acquired a business, or proposes to acquire a business, that a reasonable investor would regard as being the primary business of the issuer.

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Analysis: Virtually Forever? Switch to Online AGMs Gains Pace Despite Concerns

A mass corporate switch in Europe to holding virtual annual shareholder meetings or AGMs has picked up pace this year, raising concern among investors that some companies will try to ditch the physical version permanently.

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Shareholder Support Surges for Action on Climate Change: EY

U.S. companies of all sizes have stepped up reporting on ESG issues in response to growing pressure from investors and other stakeholders.

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After an ‘Eye-Popping’ Proxy Season: Takeaways from the ESG Integration Forum – Summer 2021

Panelists at the recent IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary event assessed the more surprising outcomes from this year's proxy season and what they mean for issuers' ESG reporting, engagement and targeting efforts.

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Canadian Securities Regulators to Establish New Single Enhanced Self-Regulatory Organization

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today announced its plan to create a new, single self-regulatory organization (SRO) that will provide enhanced regulation of the investment industry.

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U.K. Asset Owners Pledge to Push Managers on Diversity

A group of pensions and consultants, totaling $1.5 trillion in assets under management, will require asset managers to disclose information about the gender and racial makeup of their firms.

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What Does an ESG Score Really Say About a Company?

A key gauge in the $30 trillion sustainable investment market provides a murky picture of corporate social responsibility. Research by Anywhere Sikochi and George Serafeim probes the underlying factors.

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