Topic based reports

Apr 16, 2020
Disclosing environmental and social issues in the proxy statement
Sponsored by Nasdaq Almost one-third (29 percent) of nominations submitted for the proxy statement categories at the 2019 Corporate Governance Awards prominently discussed their company’s efforts to include E&S information in the proxy statement – representing a significant increase on the year before. ‘Given that proxy statements represent the board and company’s positioning on governance, the...Read more
Apr 01, 2020
Small-Cap IR 2020
Sponsored by EQ IR Magazine ’s Small-Cap IR report is an analysis of investor relations at small-cap companies in comparison to the practice of IR at companies of all cap sizes. Data is taken from the IR Magazine Global IR Survey over the past three years. Key benefits of this report: Find out what resources are available for IR at small-cap companies...Read more
The new frontier is sustainability reporting: are you ready for climate risk disclosure, TCFD and SASB?
Compelling recent developments suggest the tipping point is near for issuers across all sectors, as sustainability performance increasingly becomes part of the core data institutional investors require for their investment analysis, across Passive and Active Fund management. Our panel looks at how and why corporations are enhancing disclosures on Sustainability reporting using the Sustainable Accounting Standards...Read more
Shareholder engagement in an age of activism
Is an activist investor targeting your company right now? An activist investor could show up unexpectedly, but by then they will have had time to prepare their strategy and approach. You need to prepare now if you want your company to have an advantage if or when that happens. Activist scenarios can be costly, distracting and damaging, whether they end in a settlement or a proxy fight. Corporate secretaries and...Read more
Digital Meeting Platform Drives Higher Attendance - An Alternative to In-Person Events
Amid ongoing concerns about the coronavirus, issuers are likely investigating online alternatives for their annual meetings instead of in-person events. MIC Digital Shareholder Meeting (DSM) is a fully supported solution designed for virtual and hybrid annual meetings to drive online attendance and engagement. Remote shareholders can participate entirely online, vote in real-time, ask questions via their preferred...Read more
Mar 11, 2020
How has Mifid II changed corporate access?
Sponsored by CorpAxe Best practice guide: The evolution of corporate access Corporate access is changing. All three participants – the sell side, the buy side and issuers – are facing challenges that fundamentally influence how meetings occur between investors and public companies. Did you know? Two thirds of investor meetings in 2018 happened outside of sell side...Read more
Pioneering cannabis communications
KCSA’s initial foray into the cannabis industry began in 2015, when they were tasked with supporting the communications efforts of a group applying for one of the original medical cannabis licenses in New York. As these were literally green fields in terms of public and investor relations, with no concrete examples to help guide them, KCSA forged a new path, writing the initial chapters of what would...Read more
Investor relations key in budding cannabis sector
Investor relations key in budding cannabis sector When US-based medical cannabis provider Columbia Care went public in April 2019, listing on Canada’s NEO Exchange, it did so in a unique fashion. Rather than use a reverse takeover or an IPO, Columbia Care merged with a special-purpose acquisition corporation (Spac) set up by its investment bank Canaccord Genuity to facilitate a go-public...Read more
Helping cannabis investors see the light
In 2018 Canada became one of the first countries in the world to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. In late 2019 the country’s Parliament enacted additional legislation – known as Cannabis 2.0 – allowing for the sale of cannabis-infused beverages and edibles. As a result of these developments, investors injected billions of dollars into the legal pot industry – but it hasn’t been plain sailing for them or...Read more
S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review
Which S&P 500 companies showed the greatest Pay for Performance misalignment in 2019? How does CEO granted and realized pay compare across industries? What trends can you expect in the upcoming 2020 proxy season? CGLytics has released the inaugural S&P 500 Executive Compensation Review for companies’ and investors to prepare for the 2020 proxy season. Key topics of the report include: The S&P 500’s...Read more
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