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The Investor Relations Society

The voice of the investor relations profession

Promoting best practice investor relations

The Investor Relations Society (IR Society) is the not-for-profit professional body for those involved in investor relations and the focal point for investor relations in the UK.

BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts continues as Platinum Sponsor for 2015

We are delighted to announce that our Platinum Sponsor for the last five years, BNY Mellon Depositary Receipts, have confirmed that they will continue as the IR Society's Platinum Sponsor for 2015 - a sixth successive year!

Xavier Rolet to open 2015 IR Society conference

We are delighted to announce that Xavier Rolet, CEO of London Stock Exchange Group, will deliver the opening keynote address at the annual IR Society conference - IR2020: Back to the Future! - on 23 June, 2015.

IR Society launches Online Learning Support Modules

The IR Society today announces the launch of the CIR Online Learning Support Modules, an additional resource to help ensure that candidates have the very best chance of passing the CIR exam.

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Certificate in IR (CIR)

Internationally recognised qualification for investor relations practitioners

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