NEVIR in cooperation with Company Webcast, hosted the Webinar ‘The landscape of sustainability ratings and guidelines; the changing role of the IR professional’ presented by ForFarmers and Sustainalize.
The Dutch Association of Investor Relations (NEVIR) represents its members – investor relations officers of listed companies and consultants. The mission of the NEVIR is to create optimum access for Dutch companies on the (international) capital market. More than 95% of the AEX funds, almost 60% of the Midkap and around 25% of the Smallcap index are represented by NEVIR.
Supporting this mission, NEVIR in cooperation with Company Webcast hosted the webinar ‘The landscape of sustainability ratings and guidelines; the changing role of the IR professional’, presented in cooperation with ForFarmers and Sustainalize. During this webinar they have discussed the context of sustainability ratings and ESG (environmental, social and governance), and in which way this is changing the role of the IR professional.
Watch this webinar on-demand now and learn more about:
- The sustainability context;
- The investor perspective;
- Sustainability ratings & benchmarks;
- The new IR professional;
- ESG: integral part of Investor Relations;
- ForFramers in focus;
- ESG reporting… follows ‘doing and being’;
Caroline Vogelzang – ForFarmers
Caroline Vogelzanghas a long history in Investor Relations. She started her career as a management trainee at ABN Bank, and joined Wolters Kluwer as Investor Relations officer at the beginning of the nineties. Since then she held senior (commercial) management positions and was also self-employed. Combining strategy, finance and communication is what drives her. This led her back to Investor Relations some 10 years ago. In 2016 she joined ForFarmers, just before the company listed on Euronext Amsterdam. ForFarmers, formerly a cooperative of farmers, is currently the only listed animal feed company in the Netherlands.
Tijn Willems – Sustainalize
Tijn holds a Masters degree in Global Business & Sustainability (Business Administration) from Erasmus University Rotterdam. Tijn has 4 years of consultancy and verification experience in sustainability at EY. Since 2019, Tijn is bringing in his expertise at Sustainalize and supports the team in materiality assessments, benchmarking- and verification projects.
Nick de Ruiter – Sustainalize
Nick has a background in sustainability strategy, -reporting and –auditing. Nick has more than 15 years of experience in sustainability. Next to working for Sustainalize, Nick is a guest lecturer at the Erasmus University on performance management and external validation. Nick works for all types of sectors including the chemical sector, the energy-sector and the agri/food sector.