Hering Schuppener, founding partner of the Center for Research in Financial Communication, extends its commitment as sponsor of the Center for Research in Financial Communications by an additional 3 years. The financing of the Hering Schuppener doctoral fellowship for financial communications is the core of the sponsorship.
The new study by the Center for Research in Financial Communication addresses the challenge of making the success of investor relations work tangible - and thus further strengthening its legitimacy base.
In the October issue of the PR magazine, a guest article to the study "Communicative Financial Officer: When and why CFO positioning makes sense" has been published.
This year again, the Center for Research in Financial Communication, in collaboration with Neidhardt + Schön and the Center for Corporate Reporting in Zurich (CCR), examined the development of online annual reports. The annual reports of the 50 largest listed Swiss and German companies by market capitalization were analyzed for the years 2014 to 2018.
In the September issue of the trade journal "Der Aufsichtsrat", the key findings of a recent study on the diversity of the supervisory boards of the TecDAX are presented and a comparison to the DAX is drawn.
The Center for Research in Financial Communication welcomes Dr. Stefanie Wettberg, Senior Vice President Investor Relations at BASF SE, as a new member of its Steering Committee. Further members of the committee are Prof. Dr. Bernd Schuppener (University of Leipzig), Martin Halusa (Deutsche Börse AG), Dr. Phoebe Kebbel (Hering Schuppener Consulting), and Dr. Robert Vollrath (Hering Schuppener Consulting).
On the occasion of the 10th Annual Report Symposium, organized by the Center for Corporate Reporting (CCR) in Zurich on June 13, 2019, the Center for Research in Financial Communication presented first insights into the results of the Corporate Reporting Monitor 2019. The Corporate Reporting Monitor is an annual international survey of reporting managers conducted in cooperation with the CCR.
At the 22. Conference of the DIRK - German Investor Relations Association on 03.-04. June 2019, the Center for Research in Financial Communication provided insights into the research project on Integrated Financial Communication.
With its paper "Integrated Financial Communication. Insights on the coordination and integration among investor relations and public relations departments of listed corporations in Germany, Austria and Switzerland" the team of the Center for Research in Financial Communication was contributing to the 69th annual conference of International Communication Association (ICA) which took place from May 25 - 28, 2019 in Washington D.C., USA.
The results of a quantitative survey of investor relations officers on the topic of dialogue between the supervisory board and investors was published in a May issue of the trade magazine "Der Aufsichtsrat".