Our research strengthens the scientific foundation of financial communication
This short study analyzes how the corporate strategy is presented in the annual report of the DAX30 companies in the financial years 2015 to 2017. The comparative study also shows positive examples and reveals potential for development.
The study was conducted by the Center for Research in Financial Communication in collaboration with Neidhart + Schön, Zurich, and the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR). It examines the developments of the online annual report as an instrument of investor relations in Germany and Switzerland. In particular, attention was paid to how content, formats and digital reporting features have evolved over the course of four years.
The study deals with the cooperation and coordination between investor relations and corporate communications with regards to financial communication. Experts in Investor Relations and Financial Communications of the largest listed companies in the DACH region were surveyed.
An article in the specialized magazine "Der Aufsichtsrat" shows the results of an analysis of the 2017 Supervisory Board reports of the DAX30 companies with regard to the use of credible linguistic stylistic means
In the January edition of PR Magazin, the results of the study "Integrated Financial Communication" were published in the guest article "Two voices - one goal? How do investor relations and corporate communications cooperate in financial communication?"
The study "Investors and Supervisory Board in dialogue" from the Center for Research in Financial Communication in cooperation with DIRK – German Investor Relations Association highlights the results of a survey of IR officers in Germany.
The second Financial Communication Summit took place on 10/11 September 2018 in 'Alte Börse' in Frankfurt am Main.
40 invited guests discussed current research results and challenges as well as trends in capital market communications.