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June 11, 2020

Access Replay of Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value: Setting Priorities

InspIR Insights Integrating Investor Relations and ESG to Maximize Value: Setting Priorities features  Edward Vallejo, VP of Investor Relations and architect of the American Water ESG program; S&P’s highest ESG rated company in the U.S. and second highest globally;  Chad Spitler, CEO of Third Economy and former COO for BlackRock’s…
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May 22, 2020

InspIR CEO participates in NYSE Expert Call Series: Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways

InspIR CEO participates in NYSE Expert Call Series:  Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways On May 20, 2020 Monique Skruzny, CEO InspIR Group participated as an expert panelist on the New York Stock Exchange Expert Call Series: Latin America’s Market Trends & Takeaways.  The briefing was moderated by Nicolas Arino,…
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ArticlesInsights
May 1, 2020

What is the difference between withdrawing and suspending guidance?

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN WITHDRAWING AND SUSPENDING GUIDANCE? Based on regulatory filings, media reports and legal commentary since February, there does not appear to be a material distinction between the use of “withdraw” or “suspend”, as regards cautioning the investment community not to rely on previously published performance guidance.…
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April 17, 2020

1Q20 EARNINGS: A CHECK LIST IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19

1Q20 EARNINGS: A CHECK LIST IN THE TIMES OF COVID-19 According to a report UBS recently published, the discrepancy between analysts’ estimates for listed companies’ profit and price target is the greatest seen over the past 20 years. But this should come as little surprise, given the significant uncertainty related to…
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April 16, 2020

A Review of COVID-19 Related Disclosure by the Top Industry Filers with the SEC

A Review of COVID-19 Related Disclosure by the Top Industry Filers with the SEC For most management teams, the first quarter earnings disclosure period will be amongst the most challenging ever faced.   The earnings period has begun this week with the big banks in the U.S. reporting first. March retail…
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April 3, 2020

The Rapidly Evolving Landscape of Investor Outreach During the COVID-19 Era

The Rapidly Evolving Landscape of Investor Outreach During the COVID-19 Era It is not breaking news that IR teams have been seeking new ways to step up their investor outreach strategies in response to rapid and dramatic shifts in the investment landscape – MIFID II and its effects on traditional…
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March 26, 2020

Do you know your company’s ESG ratings?

Do you know your company’s ESG ratings? Per our current blog about the importance of achieving best practices in ESG disclosure, the ESG performance of your company can be independently rated by CDP, ISS, MSCI and RobecoSAM (S&P), among others. Because their ratings have a direct bearing on your company’s…
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March 13, 2020

Investor Relations communication priorities and recommendations while COVID-19 remains a threat to business performance

Investor Relations communication priorities and recommendations while COVID-19 remains a threat to business performance Since COVID-19 began adversely impacting the global equity markets, we have been in close communication with clients, investors and bank analysts. Based on these conversations, we present below communication priorities and high-level recommendations for investor relations…
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March 9, 2020

Lowering Your Cost of Capital Through Effective ESG Disclosure – Part IV

Lowering Your Cost of Capital Through Effective ESG Disclosure - Part IV Part IV: Reporting frameworks and methods for effective ESG disclosure and the new roles of CFOs and Board Directors There are several voluntary reporting frameworks and methods that allow a company to disclose ESG metrics in a way…
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February 24, 2020

Lowering Your Cost of Capital Through Effective ESG Disclosure – Part III

Lowering Your Cost of Capital Through Effective ESG Disclosure - Part III Part III:  Understanding investors’ ESG information requirements, the ratings firms who serve them, and sustainability indexes As we covered in the first and second sections of this blog, ESG investment strategies are rapidly becoming common. Another clear indicator…
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