Whitepapers Archive

Pitfalls to avoid in investor relations communications
This new report from Cision offers insights and analysis on four of the most frequent mistakes they regularly observe in IR messaging – and how to fix them. It covers: Neglecting to communicate long-term goals Inconsistent messaging Limiting your targets And more! Download it today! Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once you have filled in the form, you will receive or...Read more
Addressing questions about the materiality of corporate ESG disclosure
Over the last few months the topic of 'materiality' in disclosures has been the subject in several SEC leadership speeches. This briefing from DFIN focuses on ESG and materiality assessment, and presents best practice to determine company-specific materiality and decide on content to be disclosed or not. It answers questions such as: How long does a materiality assessment take? What is the best way to use the...Read more
A new approach to ESG integration for investor relations teams guide
This guide is designed to help investor relations teams explore a new, integrated approach to ESG research that can help IROs move from reactive to proactive in their narrative development and strategy. Download the guide below. Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once you have filled in the form, you will receive or be taken to the white paper. We need this information...Read more
Irwin case study: Lantern Pharma
This new case study of Lantern Pharma sets out candid quotes and tips from head of investor relations, Marek Ciszewski, on targeting, tracking and growing relationships with investors. It covers how Lantern Pharma: targets investors by location to arrange meetings around the CEO’s schedule to maximize opportunities targets investors by geographic region, sector, market cap and peer investments for their outreach...Read more
The state of investor relations in the virtual world
What do you do when your business is turned on its head due to a global pandemic and other unforeseen circumstances beyond your control? Cision teamed up with the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) to show how IR teams took on one of the most challenging years in modern history and adjusted strategies for 2021 (and beyond). The study, The state of investor relations in the virtual world ,...Read more
Honing the ESG strategy
This report from Raymond James sets out the latest developments in ESG research, including: useful resources for ESG strategy and research a focus on the S in ESG: social issues how Raymond James have been able to provide sustainability insights on small and mid cap companies that are often less covered or misrated by ESG ratings agencies Download it below for free Please complete the form below...Read more
Financial reporting: How to keep the big picture in focus
This report from News Direct sets out best practice tips to communicate the uniqueness of your brand and culture to investors, reporters and the wider financial community through a multi-channel approach. Download it below to discover: how to pick out what is newsworthy about your earnings this quarter tips for using more impactful digital formats, like infographics, animations, videos and...Read more
Global investors can mitigate greenhouse gas emissions responsibly
This new report from S&P Global sets out key considerations for firms that are working towards decarbonization, as not every carbon-cutting program is created equal. It looks at what investors are likely to be looking for in these environmental programs. It also explains how companies can avoid backing ESG schemes that don't actually help, or could in some situations harm an organization's reputation. Find out...Read more
Irwin case study: Sierra Metals
This case study features Sierra Metals, a premier Latin American precious and base metals producer with significant resource growth potential, headquartered in Toronto. This report contains quotes, tips and examples of challenges from vice president of investor relations, Mike McAllister. This report sets out: How Sierra Metals has used NOBO data to uncover shareholders not included in public filings Case studies of...Read more
Why companies need a transfer agent
As experts in equity, transfer agents are often considered gatekeepers to the public market. In this informative white paper from EQ, you'll learn: The role of a transfer agent The difference between registered vs. beneficial shareholders Critical tasks that transfer agents manage Other services that transfer agents offer Why transfer agents are considered trusted advisors Download it below . Please...Read more
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