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Diploma in IR - 2019

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Diploma in IR

The Diploma in Investor Relations (DipIR®) is the IR Society’s senior level qualification

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Certificate in IR

An essential prerequisite for those seeking to work in the investor relations profession.

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Promoting excellence in IR

The Investor Relations Society’s mission is to promote best practice in investor relations; to support the professional development of its members; to represent their views to regulatory bodies, the investment community and government; and to act as a forum for issuers and the investment community.

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New opportunities as the world moves towards sustainable technologies

Climate change is rising up the corporate agenda and the policy and practical implications need to be urgently assessed, says Stephen Cheetham. The IR community has a vital role to…

Employee welfare: practice what you preach before it is too late

Employees are often told how much they are valued, but this view does not usually come across in the annual report. Will Rowlands-Rees argues that IROs should address this issue…

Informed 103 – Summer 2019

This issue of Informed covers the IR Society's 2019 annual conference and includes a feature section on ESG issues.

Informed Journal - The IR Society quarterly magazine

Informed summer 2019 has arrived!! This edition includes full conference coverage with session reports and photos, a 10-page special feature on ESG, and, as always industry news and current issues.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch to sponsor IR Society’s DELIVER leadership programme from 2019

The IR Society is delighted to announce that Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) will be the new sponsor of the senior investor relations development programme, DELIVER (DElivering future Leaders…

10 reasons why you should be at the IR Society Annual Conference on June 18

The IR Society's Annual Conference will take place in London on Tuesday 18 June, and if you haven't booked your ticket yet here’s 10 reasons why should be joining us.

BNY Mellon Global IR Survey

BNY Mellon is pleased to invite you to participate in the 12th BNY Mellon Global Investor Relations Survey, the financial markets’ most comprehensive and longest running global investor relations (IR)…

FRC discussion paper: Business Reporting of Intangibles: Realistic proposals

The IR Society response to the FRC's discussion paper on Business Reporting of Intangibles: Realistic proposals

Get the recognition you deserve by entering the IR Society Best Practice Awards

Rachel Price, IR Society Best Practice Committee member highlights what judges are looking for in one of the Society's Best Practice Awards, 'Most effective overall communication of company investment proposition.'

MiFID II – what next ?

Michael Hufton looks ahead to the FCA’s Thematic Review into MiFID II, including predictions, early results, and advice for IROs.

Informed interview: A changing climate for investor relations

Companies will be acutely aware that investors’ interest in climate change is increasing. Notably, it is increasing at a pace faster than the annual reporting cycle. For many companies, the…

The IR Society and NEVIR announce a new collaboration on IR training and certification.

The UK Investor Relations Society (IR Society) and The Netherlands Association for Investor Relations (NEVIR) are delighted to announce a collaboration offering NEVIR members access to The IR Society’s extensive…

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About the IR Society

A membership organisation that exists to promote best practice investor relations in the UK and beyond

Our mission is to promote best practice in investor relations; to support the professional development of our members; to represent their views to regulatory bodies, the investment community and government; and to act as a forum for issuers and the investment community.

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The Certificate in IR

The Certificate in IR (CIR) & International Certificate in IR (ICIR) are internationally recognised qualifications.

The CIR is a valuable benchmark for those already in the profession and an essential prerequisite for those seeking to work in the investor relations profession.

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By becoming a member of the IR Society, you become part of a community dedicated to the advancement of the understanding of the crucial role IR fulfills for companies, and the development of individual careers within investor relations.

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