Case studies Archive

Jul 27, 2022
Covid-19 Update 2022 report now available
IR Magazine has released its third report into how Covid-19 has affected investor relations. It revisits the subject two years on from the Covid-19 and IR report, which looked at the early stages of the pandemic and one year on from the Covid-19 Update 2021, which looked at IR during the pandemic’s height.   Click here to download the report >>...
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Jul 26, 2022
Red-carpet interview: AstraZeneca’s Andy Barnett on a ‘remarkable year’
At the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2022, AstraZeneca was nominated for best IR in the healthcare sector. On the red carpet, IR Magazine caught up with global head of IR Andy Barnett to discuss the company’s work over the last year. ‘It’s been a remarkable year for AstraZeneca,’ said Barnett. ‘We’ve become a household name for vaccines against Covid. I’m pleased with the tremendous progress we have made against cancer – many, many types of ...
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Jul 12, 2022
‘Don’t stick to the status quo,’ says rising star winner Chandler Benet of Ocado
Chandler Benet joined Ocado in December 2018 as IR manager, becoming head of IR two years later. During her time at the online supermarket and tech business, she has broadened relationships with the market – Ocado met with more than 1,500 investors last year – and taken up responsibility for the ESG program. That hard work paid off at the IR Magazine Awards – Europe 2022 where Benet won the rising star award, handed to an IR professional who has spent l...
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Jul 07, 2022
What Clermont Partners’ acquisition by Riveron means for ESG and IR
The founders of Clermont Partners say they believe IR and ESG will ‘come together’ as they lead a newly created ESG and strategic communications practice at Riveron. Clermont, a female-owned consultancy specializing in ESG communications and strategy, IR and transaction communications, announced last week it had been acquired on undisclosed terms by Riveron, a national US business advisory firm. ...
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Jun 28, 2022
Xtep discusses its award-winning annual report and IR program
Xtep International Holdings, the Chinese sportswear company, walked away with two prizes at the IR Magazine Awards – Greater China 2021: best annual report (mid-cap) and best IR in the consumer discretionary sector. The company was nominated in three further categories: best overall IR (mid-cap), best IR officer (mid-cap) and IR Magazine’s choice award for innovation. Speaking to I...
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Jun 16, 2022
NIRI 2022: Personal stories help corporate America’s leaders take social stands
Companies that show the ‘courage of their convictions’ in times of societal change prompt investors to ask what other qualities those companies have, said Helena Foulkes, former CVS executive and Democratic governor candidate for Rhode Island, to the NIRI Conference audience. Foulkes joined Jeffrey Solomon, chairman and chief executive at investment bank Cowen, and Yale’s Professor Jeffrey Sonnenfeld in a panel discussion at the NIRI 2022 Annual Conference las...
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