2020 Self-entry Awards Shortlists

Congratulations to all those companies and agencies who have made this year's shortlists!

We have been delighted by the quality and overall number of Self-entries for the IR Society’s 2020 Best Practice Awards, which exceeded last year's total despite incredibly difficult market conditions. Thank you for your entries. 

The judging is now underway and the winners of the 2020 Best Practice Awards will be announced at the end of November. Further event details will be announced shortly! 

The awards categories are:

Most effective overall communication of company investment proposition
Best communication of ESG
Most effective use of digital communications
Best annual report

(*nominating company)

Most effective overall communication of company investment proposition

International

  • BASF (BASF)
  • Polymetal (Instinctif Partners)
  • Valmet (Valmet)

FTSE 250

  • Babcock (Black Sun)
  • G4S (Black Sun)
  • William Hill (Black Sun)

FTSE 100

  • British Land (Black Sun)
  • Ocado Group (Jones & Palmer)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (Royal Dutch Shell)


Best communication of ESG

International

  • BASF (BASF)
  • EN+ Group (Zebra Corporate Communications)
  • Polymetal (Instinctif Partners)

FTSE 250

  • Avast (Avast)
  • G4S (Black Sun)
  • JLEN Environmental Assets Group (Lyonsbennett)

FTSE 100

  • Coca-Cola HBC (Black Sun)
  • Mondi Group (Radley Yeldar)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (Royal Dutch Shell)
  • Severn Trent (Luminous)

 

Most effective use of digital communications

International 

  • BASF (BASF)
  • Valmet (Valmet)

Small Cap & AIM

  • Halfords (Jones & Palmer)
  • Henry Boot (Henry Boot)
  • Trifast (Jones & Palmer)

FTSE 100

  • British Land (Investis Digital)
  • Royal Dutch Shell (Royal Dutch Shell)
  • Vodafone Group (Investis Digital)
     

Best annual report

International

  • Adecco (Back Sun)
  • DP World (DP World)
  • Polymetal (Instinctif Partners)
  • QNB (FleishmanHillard Fishburn)

Small Cap & AIM

  • Henry Boot (Jones & Palmer)
  • Naked Wines (Friend Studio)
  • NMCN (Jones & Palmer)
  • Trifast (Jones & Palmer)
  • Watkin Jones (Lyonsbennett)

FTSE 250 

  • Babcock (Black Sun)
  • Derwent London (MerchantCantos)
  • Great Portland Estates (Radley Yeldar)
  • Hammerson (Black Sun)
  • JLEN Environmental Assets Group (Lyonsbennett)
  • Provident Financial (Design Portfolio)

FTSE 100

  • Anglo American (Salter Baxter)
  • Johnson Matthey (Johnson Matthey)
  • Severn Trent (Luminous)
  • Taylor Wimpey (Black Sun)
  • United Utilities Group (Jones & Palmer)
  • Vodafone Group (Radley Yeldar)

Where we did not receive sufficient entries for a particular category or listing-type (FTSE 100, FTSE 250, Small Cap & Aim and International) we have withdrawn this award to ensure that we continue to maintain a fair and rigorous judging process.   

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