Coming events

Our events are only open to corporates. For non-members the first participation is free of charge, from the second participation on a fee of CHF 200 will be charged.


THUrsday, December 1 - friday,

December 2, 2021



This year we are proud to partner with IR Magazine and Corporate Secretary for the upcoming ESG Integration Forum US 2021 (December 1 & 2, Virtual). This year's forum will bring together experts from North America to help issuers develop an integrated approach when responding to investor expectations in 2022.


Discussions at the event include

  • Staying ahead of the SEC on reporting and disclosure
  • A cost-benefit analysis on assured ESG data
  • An introduction to dynamic materiality
  • A guide to automating ESG reporting
  • ESG for small and mid-cap companies
  • Understanding ESG and fixed income
  • The who, what, where, how, and when of ESG engagement
  • The role of companies in the race to net-zero
  • How to facilitate board oversight on ESG
  • Getting the right metrics for social, human capital, and diversity factors
  • Ask me anything: An investor Q&A


The ESG Integration Forum will help you keep up-to-date on all the trends and regulatory changes and understand how best to plan your ESG program for the year ahead. Join over 350 IR, governance and sustainability professionals in December to make sure that you are equipped to take on the newest ESG-related challenges.

As a partner, we can offer you a discount code, for you to get 60% off the pass price. Simply contact us at to receive your code.

Register here

Tuesday, December 7, 2021

How to take on ESG - for all levels of expertise


Where does your company stand? How do investors see your company and where do they gather their information? Which research is relevant and which impact does it have?

Matthias Berninger will present the ESG journey of BAYER and how the company has taken on the challenge of ESG, what worked and what was important. Christine Chow will provide insights on the investment process and show how HSBC evaluate the disclosure amongst other factors. Christine will share some examples and give hands-on advice.

The session will be moderated by Patrick Tobias, representative of IHS Markit for Switzerland and hosted by Hazel Winchester, board member of the IR club Schweiz. Participants will have the opportunity to actively partake in a Q&A after the presentations.

A great insight for all levels of expertise!

The webinar starts at 3.30pm CET.


Register here!


Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability, BAYER

Matthias joined Bayer in January 2019 as Senior Vice President for Public Affairs, Science & Sustainability.

In his role, he has strengthened Bayer's global public affairs practice and leads the development of a coherent global sustainability strategy published in

December 2019. Since 2020, an independent external Sustainability Council is in force and advises the Bayer Board of Management on the consistent implementation of the company's sustainability goals.



Christine Chow, Head of Stewardship, HSBC Asset Management

Christine is a Board Member of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) and was appointed honorary adviser to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) Hong Kong in April 2021.

She has 25 years' experience in investment management, research and consulting, with a focus on technology and sustainability.

Prior to joining HSBC, she was executive director in charge of ESG advisory and integration at IHS Markit and the global head of technology, Asia and emerging markets at Federated Hermes, EOS.



Patrick Tobias, Director, Issuer Solutions Sales, IHS Markit

Toby has been with IHS Markit and Ipreo for 10 years servicing clients in the capital markets in Central Europe.

His focus are services around Investor Relations, Creditor Relations and ESG.

Before joining IHS Markit he worked for ThomsonReuters in a number of roles.



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12th IR Summit "On the Road Again"


Kepler Cheuvreux is delighted to invite you to their 12th IR Summit on December 9th, 2021. They will be co hosting the event with Euronext, as well as many IR associations. The theme will be: “On the Road Again”.

The event will feature panels of Heads of IRs, CIOs and experts sharing their views on the latest evolutions of investor relations in the post COVID world. It will also be a unique opportunity to hear the views of keynote speakers on ESG, the economic outlook and the latest capital markets trends.

Programme Overview

Registration Deadline: December 1st

Contact for registration.


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