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Board Oversight of  ESG – NOW!
Download this thorough report into the latest developments in overseeing ESG risks amid the Covid-19 pandemic, covering: the increased attention given to ESG that began before Covid-19 a disclosure-based review of the growth in board oversight of ESG innovative examples from the 2020 proxy season of ways companies are strengthening their own ESG governance practices and disclosures to meet the...Read more
ESG doesn’t get enough love in say-on-pay in the US
Download this report below for a comprehensive briefing on linking ESG metrics to say-on-pay, covering: How the C-suite and shareholders regard tying ESG metrics to executive pay Statistics and analysis on how companies have started to embed ESG more deeply within their performance assessment Examples of recent ESG say-on-pay dynamics from Apple, FedEx, American Electric Power and more Pros and...Read more
Corporate moral courage
What is Investor Relations’ role in championing corporate responsibility? The world continues to be impacted by the ongoing realities of the global pandemic while simultaneously struggling to address systemic racism. Collectively employees, customers, and shareholders are calling on companies to face this moral imperative and take action. Touch Worldwide has outlined a framework to more...Read more
Moving from CSR to ESG reporting – where to start for the greatest impact?
Download this straightforward briefing below to read key information to convey in your ESG report, covering: What investors are looking for today How to ensure visibility on investors' radars A clear explanation on understanding reporting standards And much more. Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once you have filled in the form, you will receive or be taken to the...Read more
2020 Guide to effective proxies
COVID-19 and its aftermath continue to shine a spotlight on certain ESG issues. Depending on a company’s sector and business model, these include employee health and safety, supply chain and effective board oversight. Investors want to understand the ESG-related risks and opportunities facing their portfolio companies, and how “sustainable” are these companies and thus the value of their investment. They seek...Read more
The Ultimate Guide to Earnings
Earnings present a quarterly opportunity to make a strong impression on the Street and frame expectations for investors. IROs have to contextualize and give meaning to a company’s numbers, prep management for analyst questions, manage the logistics of a smooth call and ensure that marketplace perceptions are on point. The key is crafting messages that resonate with the Street while maximizing engagement. Here are 10...Read more
3 Ways to better tell your investor relations brand story
Learn 3 simple ways to boost the impact of your investor relations story. Lengthy copy and tabular tables aren't enough in today’s contemporary communications environment. Stakeholders are interacting with brands across social channels, websites, apps, podcasts, and radio. IR communicators who stick with the status quo are missing out on highlighting their unique story, building their brand image and ultimately...Read more
Missing out: Why access to real-time analyst model revisions matters
Download this thorough study below to learn why IR professionals need to receive and consume sell-side analyst models in as close to real time as possible throughout the quarter, covering: When and how often analysts revise estimates across companies in the S&P 500 during a fiscal quarter Common methods that IROs use to monitor analyst and consensus revisions and how these correlate with the...Read more
Considering an investor day?
Strategic questions to inform your planning in an increasingly virtual world Continuing to communicate regularly and effectively with the investment community has never been more important. And leading that conversation with an investor day — even if it means a shift to a virtual environment — is a strategically sound investment. These 12 strategic questions will help...Read more
7 Ways to boost investor relations webinar engagement and results
Did you know that 63% of online professionals are willing to spend up to an hour watching a webinar? This number will continue to grow as more and more companies replace large in-person meetings for the convenience of an online event. Download our free checklist to create a memorable and engaging virtual event that will leave attendees wanting more. Please complete the form below with the information requested. Once...Read more
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