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FCA: Proposals to Enhance Climate-Related Disclosures by Listed Issuers

The IR Society response to the FCA on their consultation paper CP20/3: Proposals to enhance climate-related disclosures by listed issuers and clarification of existing disclosure obligations

SEC: Proposal to Increase the Form 13F Reporting Threshold

The IR Society response to the Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed amendments to the Form 13F reporting requirements for institutional investment managers

Listen to the IR Society’s new podcast….

In conversation with the Financial Reporting Lab on COVID-19, reporting in times of uncertainty, and stakeholders and Section 172.

Sir Jonathan Symonds confirmed as a keynote speaker for the IR Society’s Virtual Annual Conference!

We are delighted to announce that Sir Jonathan Symonds, CBE, Chairman to the GlaxoSmithKline plc Board, will be joining our Virtual Annual Conference on 29th September as a keynote speaker.

Martha Lane Fox confirmed as keynote speaker for the IR Society’s Virtual Annual Conference!

We are delighted to announce that Martha Lane Fox, entrepreneur and internet activist, will be joining our Virtual Annual Conference on 29th September as a keynote speaker

GovernArt and The Investor Relations Society teaches first ESG/SRI programme in Latin America

GovernArt and The Investor Relations Society (IR Society), with the exclusive corporate sponsorship of Enel Americas, and with the support of the Santiago Stock Exchange, taught the 1st version in…

Sacha Sadan confirmed as a keynote speaker for the IR Society’s Virtual Annual Conference!

Sacha Sadan confirmed as a keynote speaker for the IR Society’s Virtual Annual Conference!

Sir Donald Brydon confirmed as keynote speaker for the IR Society’s Virtual Annual Conference!

We are delighted to announce that Sir Donald Brydon will be joining our Virtual Annual Conference on Tuesday 29th September as a keynote speaker.

Corporate reporting: challenging times – the only certainty is uncertainty

In troubling times, the value of clear, thoughtful communication that meets investors’ needs only increases. Thomas Toomse-Smith introduces two key reports from the Financial Reporting Lab.

IR webinar summary: The changing reputation of IR and managing resources (& your career) post-COVID

In our informative webinar today, our co-hosts Laura Hayter, CEO of the IR Society, and Oskar Yasar, Managing Partner of Broome Yasar, were joined by a high-profile panel of FTSE…

Informed 107 – Summer 2020

With the COVID-19 crisis easing somewhat in the UK and Europe, the focus of this issue is on IR professional development. The main feature is 'IR Career Insights', including interviews…

Launch of our updated best practice guidelines!

The IR Society has published its updated best practice guidelines for members, bringing together the Society’s views on the topics of relevance to our profession.

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