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Feb 17, 2023

ESG updates for 2023, the role of IR during IPOs and retail investor engagement tips: Ticker 135

ESG Integration Forum preview, plus best practice tips for IPOs

In the latest episode of The Ticker podcast, the IR Magazine team gathers to discuss what to expect at the IR Magazine ESG Integration Forum – Europe, which takes place in London on March 2.

In a roundtable discussion, IR Magazine reporter Noemi Distefano, senior reporter Tim Human and senior conference producer Laurence Taylor look at the overarching themes for IR Magazine’s first event of the year and the latest ESG regulatory changes that will be top of mind for investors in 2023. 

They discuss what has changed since the latest COP15 summit in Montreal in December 2022, consider how the importance of biodiversity has changed and look into which part of the ESG acronym will be of growing importance in 2023.

In an interview with Müge Yücel, director of IR and sustainability at Turkish company Galata Wind, Distefano asks for best practice advice for IROs who work for companies that are thinking about an IPO, are in the process of one or have just concluded one. 

Yücel shares recommendations on how to manage risks and opportunities and how to craft a successful shareholder-targeting strategy to boost a company’s growth. 

IR Magazine editor James Beech speaks to our partner Pulse by about retail shareholder communication preferences and how IROS can meet them. 

The Ticker is presented by Pulse by, providing tools for IR teams to engage retail shareholders. Find out more at

In this episode you will hear: 

  • Top sessions from the IR Magazine ESG Integration Forum – Europe 
  • What IROs need to do before, during and after a company IPO
  • Best practices to successfully engage with retail investors 

The Ticker podcast provides listeners with insights into cutting-edge issues of the day for investor relations professionals. 

The series features interviews with IR experts bringing a global perspective, actionable insights and commentary on trending topics. These include sustainability, activism, corporate access, regulation and more. 

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