ESG Reporting Basics – A Primer for IR Professionals

May 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time

The type and content of ESG disclosure investors expect from issuers can vary widely based on a number of factors. Faced with numerous surveys and other requests for information, it can be daunting for IROs to determine where to start. What do IR professionals need to know about the basic principles of ESG reporting to make informed decisions within their own companies? What are the key factors that an IR professional should consider as they examine their company’s unique situation?
In this webinar, we discuss the demand from investors for ESG reporting, with an overview of frameworks and other reporting initiatives, including the SASB standards. We discuss industry specificity and the concept of what can be considered financially material information of interest to investors.

  • Kurt Kuehn, Former CFO, UPS; Member, SASB Standards Board
  • Malcolm Ryerse, Lead Analyst (US), Responsible Investment (RI), and Senior Portfolio Manager, Columbia Threadneedle Investments
  • Ruth Venning, Executive Director, Investor Relations, Horizon Pharma (moderator)
  • Mike Wallace, Partner, BrownFlynn
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