Coming events

THURSDAY, APRIL 16, 2020
2 P.M. – 11 P.M. (SWISS TIME)

IR in the times of COVID-19

Online

Over the past three weeks, the IR Magazine has been inundated with queries from the global IR community looking to understand how they should adapt their work and navigate these uncharted waters. In response, the IR Magazine in cooperation with the IR club Schweiz will be holding a first-of-its kind virtual IR conference to provide IROs with access to experts from across the globe.

This one-day virtual event is free to attend and will be live-streamed globally. The sessions will also be available to view on-demand. IR professionals from across the globe will also have the opportunity to network with fellow attendees and share their experiences on issues impacting public companies and their investors.

If you have any questions, email Priscilla.Lim.dont-like-spam@ich-will-kein-spam.irmagazine.com or call the IR Magazine team on +44 20 8004 5340.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2020

4.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m.

Staying the course: IR and ESG in uncertain times

Webinar

A webinar discussion covering the rising importance of ESG in investment decisions and how corporates can be better prepared.

Topics will include:

  • The increasing importance of ESG ratings agencies and the ESG ratings agency landscape
  • How ESG data is increasingly integrated in buy-side investment decisions
  • Tips for overcoming common ESG investor relations challenges
  • The view from the buy-side in periods of heightened market volatility and uncertainty

Panel:

  • Maria Drew, Director of Research, Responsible Investing, T. Rowe Price
  • Jean-Claude Berthelot,  Director of Sustainable Finance Solutions, Sustainalytics
  • Chris Menth, Head of Shareholder Engagement at Swiss Re
  • Moderated by Patrick Hughes, Director at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions

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Maria Elena Drew is a director of research for Responsible Investing at T. Rowe Price. Ms. Drew leads the Responsible Investing team, which serves as specialists for incorporating environmental and social considerations into the firm’s research process. Ms. Drew has 22 years of investment experience, and held roles at Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Putnam Investments before joining T. Rowe Price in 2017.

   

Jean-Claude Berthelot is Director, EMEA Sales, Sustainable Finance Solutions at Sustainalytics. He joined the Sustainable Finance Solutions team in June 2018 and is the commercial lead for the EMEA region, based in Brussels. He has deep experience in corporate governance, ESG topics and issuer relations. In his prior role Jean-Claude oversaw sales for Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) for a number of European countries, after different role as Product Manager and Head of the EMEA Client Relations. He holds a Masters' degree in Business and Administration from Solvay Business School (ULB) in Belgium.

Chris Menth is Head of Shareholder Engagement in Swiss Re's Corporate Secretariat. In this function he has a dual role, including Board related responsibilities (mainly related to the Audit and Chairman's & Governance Committees) but also a dotted line into the Investor Relations (IR) team assuming responsibility for key cross-functional tasks including management of the annual Chairman Roadshow with top shareholders, running the AGM related proxy solicitation campaign and coordinating ESG related activities. Chris holds a Master's degree in Business and Economics from the University of Basle. Since 2014 Chris is a board member of the IR club Schweiz.
Patrick Hughes is a Director at Nasdaq Corporate Solutions Advisory Services and is based in London. Patrick joined Nasdaq Corporate Solutions as part of the Thomson Reuters corporate services acquisition in 2013 and has over fifteen years of investor relations experience

THURSDAY, JUnE 18, 2020

IR Magazine Awards – Europe

8 Northumberland Avenue, London

IR Magazine is back in London this year for a day of learning and a night of celebrations! Join us on Thursday, June 18 for the IR Magazine Think Tank – Europe and the IR Magazine Awards – Europe.

The internationally renowned IR Magazine Awards – Europe will honor excellence in the investor relations profession. The prestigious ceremony, will host the best of the IR community from across Europe at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London.

The awards-by-nomination categories are now open! Start the year off by nominating yourself, your peers or clients for this year's IR Magazine Awards - Europe! You can submit an entry for one or all of the below categories:

  • Best annual report
  • Best crisis management
  • Best ESG materiality reporting
  • Best investor event
  • Best IR during a corporate transaction
  • Best IR website
  • Best use of multimedia for IR
  • Rising star

Nominations close on Friday, March 13. Please note that the deadline for entries in the best annual report category is Friday, April 3 to allow for varying reporting deadlines.

IR club members benefit from a 25% discount on tickets. Please write us if you are interested and we will give you the discount code for the registration at IR magazine.

You can request your invite here.

Why not make it a day event? Join us earlier in the day for the IR Magazine Think Tank – Europe and discuss the latest trends with your peers and hear from expert speakers.

Wednesday, JUNe 24, 2020

11th Geschäftsberichte-Symposium
"Impact – nothing else matters"

GDI Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute, Langhaldenstrasse 21, 8803 Rüschlikon

“Impact – nothing else matters”: How can companies fully understand and manage the consequences of their business activities in economic, ecological and social terms? These and other questions are in the focus of the Geschäftsberichte-Symposium 2020. You will be part of exciting debates among international experts drawing on thought-provoking practical examples – along with networking and sharing ideas.

Members of the IR club Schweiz benefitted from a discount of CHF 150.00 (please note in the comment field when registering).

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TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2020

Kepler Cheuvreux Barbecue

Kepler Cheuvreux, Stadelhoferstrasse 22, 8001 Zurich

More information will follow soon.

25.-27. November 2020

Investor Relations Assistenz – Fit for the Job

Frankfurt am Main

In diesem Intensiv-Workshop, durchgeführt vom DIRK - Deutscher Investor Relations Verband, vertiefen Sie Ihr Wissen im IR Bereich und steigern Ihre Kompetenz als Assistentin oder Assistent. Sie erhalten einen umfassenden Überblick über die Rahmenbedingungen und Treiber der Investor Relations und des Kapitalmarkts. Langjährige Investor Relations-Manager berichten aus der Praxis und verraten Tipps & Tricks für den Alltag. Sie treffen Kollegen aus Österreich, Deutschland und der Schweiz und bauen sich so ein Netzwerk für den kontinuierlichen Erfahrungsaustausch auf.

Mitglieder des IR club Schweiz profitierten von einer Vergünstigung von € 600 (bei der Anmeldung bitte im Kommentarfeld vermerken).

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2020

Traditional Chlaushöck

Zurich

This event is only open to IR club Schweiz members.

More information will follow soon.