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Jul 05, 2022
CalSTRS wants broader Scope 3 inclusion in SEC climate plan
CalSTRS is pressing the SEC to go further with its climate risk disclosure plans by, among other things, throwing a wider net to take into account greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across companies’ value chains. The SEC in March proposed landmark rule changes that would require companies to disclose information about their governance of climate-related risks and how any climate-rela...
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Jul 04, 2022
New head of IR at Ingersoll Rand
Two years after joining Ingersoll Rand – which trades on the NYSE under the ticker IR – Matthew Fort has been promoted from vice president of finance for the company’s power tools and lifting business to lead the Ingersoll Rand IR program. Fort was named as vice president of investor relations and global financial planning and analysis (FP&A) in June. ...
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Jul 04, 2022
Abcam appoints Tommy Thomas as vice president of IR
Abcam, a UK-based provider of life-science research tools, has named Tommy Thomas as its new vice president of IR. He will be based in the company’s Waltham, Massachusetts office. Thomas joins from Avantor, another provider to the healthcare sector, where he also served as vice president of IR. Prior to that, he spent several years at Perkin Elmer, first as vice president of IR and later as CFO for the compa...
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Jul 04, 2022
Environment Agency chair warns greenwashing companies pose risk to investors
Companies that believe their own greenwash are embedding liability, storing up risk for their investors. That’s according to Emma Howard Boyd, chair of the UK’s Environment Agency and interim chair of the independent, commercially minded Green Finance Institute, speaking at the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment Annual Forum at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London today. ...
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Jul 01, 2022
The week in investor relations: Companies on abortion access, worst first half in 50 years for US stocks and new ETFs go after the ‘night effect’
– Reuters (paywall) reported that a growing number of large US companies have said they will cover travel costs for employees who must leave their home states to access abortions, but these new policies could expose businesses to lawsuits and even potential criminal liability, according to legal experts. Amazon.com, Apple, Lyft, Micr...
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Jun 30, 2022
Corporate Access II report now available
IR Magazine has released the second of two reports examining virtual corporate access and its impact upon IR. The report investigates shareholder composition by region and how corporate access outside of a company’s region has developed over the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. The report also looks at how virtual and in-person formats have affected domestic and non-domestic investor engagement.   ...
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