IR Leader
October 12, 2021

On September 29, CIRI announced its commitment to support the investor relations profession through the launch of a new website and a series of new or enhanced member benefits to be rolled out over the remainder of the year.

The new website, which was unveiled at the time of the announcement, features: CIRI’s new brand; a fresh, bold look; intuitive navigation; easy-to-search content; and engaging video elements.  

The first of the new member benefits – an Issues Backgrounder: Catching Up on Environmental, Social and Governance Disclosure – was made available to members on October 6.

Watch for additional new and enhanced member benefits in the coming weeks.

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CIRI members, you don't want to miss the latest issues of IR focus and IR leader!

IR focus: The ABCs of Reporting ESG: Where to Start? was published on August 30 and looks at the differences in disclosure frameworks and summarizes advice from IROs who have tackled the ESG reporting maze to satisfy the informational demands of their investors.

IR leader Issue 3 was published on September 15. This issue contains timely and relative articles, including:
  • Indigenous Relations Takes Centre Stage in Canada
  • Investor-focused Management Commentary
  • CSA Adopts National Instrument 52-112 Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosurer
  • Think American: Exploring Opportunities to Expand U.S. Interest
  • ESG Disclosure: Prepare for Mandatory Disclosure
Click here to access IR leader Issue 3 - or any previous issue.

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Top Stories

Canadian Securities Regulators Strongly Support the Establishment of the International Sustainability Standards Board in Canada

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) strongly supports the establishment of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and the Canadian offer to host the ISSB headquarters in Canada.

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A National Regulator? Sure, But It Will Take a Miracle

Ontario taskforce chair sees stalemate on national regulator and passport.

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CIRI Reinforces Its Commitment to Support the Investor Relations Profession Through the Launch of a New Website and Rollout of Member Benefits

Today, the Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI), Canada’s national association representing investor relations professionals, launched its new website, deepening its support of the investor relations profession.

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The Diversity Premium: More Women, Higher Returns

“The higher the female representation across the companies we cover, the better share price returns we have observed since 2010,” said Eugène Klerk, Credit Suisse’s head of global ESG research.

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ESG Targets Gain Foothold in Exec Comp Plans

But compensation committees still struggle to determine which metrics drive the right behaviors and which merely pad executive pay.

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Why It's Time to Make ESG Part of KYC

Responsible Investment Association argues lack of standards should not prevent conversations around sustainability and values.

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The ESG Interview: Doubling Down on Double Materiality

Global Reporting Initiative Chair Eric Hespenheide is optimistic on the future of sustainability reporting standards, despite differences and deadlines.

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