IR Leader
June 18, 2024

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Sustainability Is Now A Critical Link In Corporate Talent Strategy

Now more than ever, corporations are combing the ends of the Earth to find skilled workers. Unfortunately, they’re coming up short, and it may not just be prospects holding out for better benefits or more flexible hours.

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Less Than 30% of Companies are Ready for Upcoming ESG Assurance Requirements: KPMG Survey

A significant majority of large companies are not yet at advanced stages of readiness to meet upcoming assurance requirements on their reported ESG data, improving only slightly since last year, with a growing gap between the most and least prepared, even as virtually all companies acknowledge that they will be required to provide disclosures under at least one new sustainability reporting standard within the next two years, according to a new survey released by global professional services provider KPMG.

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Highlights and Insights From the CIRI 2024 Annual Conference

The 37th annual Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) conference brought together industry leaders, financial experts and investor relations professionals from around Canada, providing forward-thinking approaches to enrich the future of IR through the exploration of technology and diverse perspectives.

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Canadian Securities Regulators Remind Market Participants About the Cessation of CDOR

Securities regulatory authorities in Ontario, Québec, British Columbia and Alberta (the participating jurisdictions) issued today a multilateral staff notice reminding market participants that the Canadian Dollar Offered Rate (CDOR) will cease to be published after a final publication on Friday, June 28, 2024.

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From AI to Greenwashing: What do Canadian Investors Think?

With the increasing prominence of responsible investment (RI) in the news, it’s more important than ever to know what investors really think about key issues. To cut through the fog and get a comprehensive understanding of the RI landscape in Canada, the 2023 RIA Investor Opinion Survey polled 1,001 individual investors for their opinions on AI, greenwashing, how they perceive RI and insights into their relationships with their financial advisors.

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