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2021 Best Practice Awards launch 28 April

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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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Investors ask U.S. SEC for more ESG disclosures as companies resist

Investor groups have asked the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for more corporate disclosures on climate change and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues while business interests have pushed…

IIRC and SASB form the Value Reporting Foundation

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) have confirmed they have completed their merger to create the new Value Reporting Foundation (VRF).

Investor Forum publishes white paper on Governing for Growth

On 10 June 2021, the Investor Forum, whose purpose is to purpose is to position stewardship at the heart of investment decision-making by facilitating dialogue, creating long-term solutions and enhancing…

FCA proposes more flexibility for SPACs

The FCA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to its Listing Rules for certain special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

Glass Lewis overview of Say on Climate votes

Glass Lewis, one of the leading proxy advisory firms, has published a paper setting out its views on Say on Climate votes. The paper notes that ‘Say On Climate’ votes,…

Corporate Governance Code increases reporting on remuneration practices

Companies are better aligning their Board remuneration policy and practices with long-term shareholder interests according to new research conducted by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and The University of Portsmouth.

FRC highlights ‘room for improvement’ in interim reports

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has highlighted that companies need to provide “better explanations” on balance sheet movements in their interim reporting. Ahead of the 2021 interim reporting season, a…

FRC highlights ‘room for improvement’ in interim reports

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has highlighted that companies need to provide “better explanations” on balance sheet movements in their interim reporting. Ahead of the 2021 interim reporting season, a…

Corporate Governance Code increases reporting on remuneration practices

Companies are better aligning their Board remuneration policy and practices with long-term shareholder interests according to new research conducted by the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) and The University of Portsmouth.…

10 reasons why you should join us at our 2021 Annual Conference and Festival of IR

The IR Society's Annual Conference and Festival of IR will take place in from June 14-18, 2021, and if you haven't booked your ticket yet, here’s 10 reasons why you…

Glass Lewis overview of Say on Climate votes

Glass Lewis, one of the leading proxy advisory firms, has published a paper setting out its views on Say on Climate votes. The paper notes that ‘Say On Climate’ votes,…

FCA proposes more flexibility for SPACs

The FCA has launched a consultation on proposed changes to its Listing Rules for certain special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).

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The 2021 IR Society conference and festival of IR

More than a virtual event. More than just an online conference. The Festival of IR, incorporating the IR Society annual conference, is a five-day programme of seminars, panel discussions, roundtables and networking with practical content for IR professionals at every level of their career.

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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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