ESG/SRI: Sustainability issues for IR

This half-day course will ensure that participants gain a better understanding of the key sustainability issues, current and future trends and how to successfully identify and engage with key stakeholders. It is highly relevant for those wishing to develop an effective SRI programme and to coordinate IR & CR communications. You will also learn how to respond to the growing interest of institutional investors in the sustainability performance and corporate governance practices of quoted companies.

What will I gain?

  • A comprehensive understanding of SRI issues
  • An in-depth review of current and future sustainability trends
  • Valuable insight into shaping messages to stakeholders
  • Advice on developing an SRI roadshow

"Really informative and engaging, learnt a lot."

"Mike adapted well to the group's needs, and it was good to have buy-side speaker."

"Course was very informative and ran smoothly. It answered the questions that I had going into the day."

Course tutor: Mike Tyrrell - Editor, SRI-CONNECT

Mike has been helping companies communicate with SRI investors for the past 15 years, during which time he has worked on the buy-side, sell-side and most recently for the independent communications platform, SRI-CONNECT. Mike has spent 18 years as an SRI Analyst, initially at Jupiter Asset Management and then at HSBC Global Equities where he established the first SRI research on the ‘sell-side’ and, most recently, at Citi Investment Research. Mike is currently Editor at SRI-CONNECT and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Society’s advanced IR ESG/Sustainability course, introduced in 2016.

Programme

  • Introducing Sustainable & Responsible Investment
  • Experiences to date | Questions for today
  • 10 steps to Take Control of SRI Communications
  • What investors and companies think of each other
  • IRRI Survey results
  • Summary – final questions; final answers; next steps
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Course level

Advanced IR

Location

Central London

CPD points

20

Course dates

17 April 2018
9.00am to 1.00pm

23 October 2018
9.00am to 1.00pm

  • IR Society members (£319 + VAT)
    £382.8
  • IR Society Premium members (course allowance included in membership package)
    £0
  • Non-members (£469 + VAT)
    £562.8
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