Q4 Inc., Nasdaq, Diligent, and Others to Partner With IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary at Upcoming ESG Integration Forum
October 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - There are more than 300 potential ESG topics that could be material to a publicly listed company. In partnership with more than twenty industry heavy-weights, IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary are bringing the ESG Integration Forum back as a virtual event for the fourth year in a row to help companies understand which focus areas need more attention.
The two-day event will bring together the whole ESG ecosystem, including governance, investor relations and sustainability professionals at public companies, to develop an integrated approach when responding to investor expectations around ESG factors. The format, far removed from a traditional webinar, consists of panel discussions, live speaker Q&A, 1-to-1 networking, virtual roundtable discussions, fireside chats and more.
Over the two days, prominent experts from 3BL, AlphaSense, Corbin Advisors, Cowen, DFIN, Diligent, Fortis, IHS Markit, Merchant Cantos, Nasdaq, NIRI, Okapi Partners, OneTrust ESG, Q4, The Governance & Accountability Institute and Workiva will be providing expertise on a variety of topics along with the help of investors, analysts and award-winning issuers.
The discussions will cover how issuers can engage all company functions with the materiality process, prioritize, and focus on the most relevant issues to shareholder engagement. Attendees will also learn how to condense an ESG story into easily digestible messages that can be used during investor days and presentations.
“It’s safe to say this year has been like no other for the ESG movement, and we are proud to have more than 20 partners dedicated to helping issuers better respond to shareholder expectations around ESG factors. The ESG Integration Forum is the only event that brings together the key functions within a public company to tackle the challenges in this rapidly developing space. We believe that businesses don’t operate in silos, and neither should our events!” – Steven Wade, head of event content, IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary.
Attendees will include investors, analysts and publicly listed companies from across the US and Canada. The ticket prices are currently US$245 and are available for purchase on the event website.
About IR Magazine
IR Magazine is a publication of IR Media Group, a business media company renowned for its magazines, websites, events and research.
Initially launched in 1988 by the Economist Group, IR Magazine is renowned for providing quality insight and a global perspective. IR Magazine, available in digital and hard copy form, helps investor relations professionals globally achieve more in their IR programmes, benchmark their efforts and connect to their peers in the IR community. In addition to reporting the latest developments, writing in-depth features, producing research reports, and broadcasting podcasts, IR Magazine also hosts events worldwide.
Our region-specific awards have been the definitive hallmark of IR excellence and best practice for over 20 years now, while our think tanks offer a unique opportunity for high-level executives to share ideas with their peers and with our expert panels. IR Magazine also hosts conferences and webinars as part of our commitment to providing ongoing education to the IR community.
About Corporate Secretary
Corporate Secretary is a publication of IR Media Group, a business media company renowned for its magazines, websites, events and research.
Corporate Secretary is a digital and print platform, providing a forum where governance experts and service providers can share their experience, insights and best practice recommendations on a wide range of critical issues, from corruption, internal investigations, e-discovery and records management to succession planning, executive compensation, proxy actions and shareholder engagement.
Corporate Secretary was founded in 2002 to help corporate secretaries and other governance professionals develop a deeper understanding of their roles and become more effective in them at a time when publicly listed companies’ regulatory compliance requirements began to escalate amid a series of high-profile corporate accounting scandals.
Corporate Secretary is independently owned and today continues to serve a vital role in highlighting the achievements and expertise of a group of people who work outside the spotlight and are often isolated as the only individuals in their organizations focusing on these complex matters.
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