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  • Editor’s Pick from August: Presenting Your Financial Results

    Trending in August, 5 financial results themed press releases are included in the list of top 15 most viewed press releases on PR Newswire website. Generally August is the halfway point of the earning season where the US listed companies will disclose their 2nd quarter reports. We observed a peak of 700+ earnings releases for the US region on August 4, 2022 as per Yahoo Finance. To release earning reports to investors and stakeholders, what is the main channel IR professionals use? Based on Cision’s State of Investor Relations Report,…

    Content PR & Marketing September 23, 2022
  • Is ESG Part of Your Corporate Strategy or Just “Homework”? – An Interview with Dr Eva Chan, the Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association

    If a listed company solely focuses on meeting the ESG requirements of the stock exchange and does the bare minimum to meet these standards, how will investor relations professionals view such practices? Dr Eva Chan, Founding Chairman of the Hong Kong Investor Relations Association thinks that such companies are merely “handing in their homework” because they are only meeting the superficial aspects of ESG. Dr Chan believes that listed companies should incorporate ESG into their corporate strategy and operations. She also shares how Hong Kong-listed companies are communicating their ESG achievements…

    Investor Relations December 7, 2021
  • ESG Communications Checklist: How Brands Can Avoid Greenwashing in Press Releases

    With ESG (environmental, social and governance) funds capturing a record US$51.1 billion in net new money from global investors last year, consumers, investors, regulators and journalists have become more vigilant about greenwashing. Greenwashing conveys a false impression to consumers and other stakeholders on a company’s willingness, ability or contribution towards environmental protection. To avoid the suspicion of greenwashing, we have compiled a checklist on the best practices and pitfalls of ESG communications efforts.  In addition, we interviewed Key Gu, Director, Marketing and Platform Management, Greater China at BSI Group, a…

    Content PR & Marketing November 15, 2021
  • Top Investor Relations Trends to Watch in 2021

    Cision, our parent company, recently partnered with the US-based National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI) to release the 2021 State of Investor Relations report, an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities IR teams are facing in a still uncertain time.   For the study, Cision and NIRI spoke with senior IR leaders from companies representing a broad set of industries and market caps to get their views on 1) how they responded to an unprecedented year with a crisis around every corner and 2) where they see the industry headed.   Among the findings, four major trends emerged: …

    Investor Relations April 1, 2021
  • Finance News Websites That Are Worth Investing Your Time In

    As we are in the thick of this year’s second quarterly earnings season, there has been a steady flow of business updates and news. Over the past weeks, PR Newswire has distributed numerous earnings press releases from publicly listed companies that have released their second-quarter financial results. The current earnings season is closely watched as investors are keen to understand how companies have been impacted by a full quarter of economic shutdown caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Amid the flurry of investor relations updates and announcements, we look at some international and APAC financial news websites to help you get up to speed on the finance world.     For Finance…

    Investor Relations August 21, 2020