LONDON, November 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
At last night's Investor Relations Society annual best practice awards dinner in the Pavilion at the Tower of London, the IR Society recognised those companies which have implemented an outstanding programme of corporate reporting in the last twelve months.
It was a great evening for real estate with Land Securities winning the highly coveted Most effective overall Annual Report (printed and online) award in the FTSE 100 class for the second year running, while British Land took Best corporate website - FTSE 100 and Best use of a website to communicate and support a company's investment proposition. Meanwhile, The Crown Estate walked away with the Best annual report by an unlisted entity prize.
Makinson Cowell's Bob Cowell was named as the inaugural winner of The IR Society Fellowship Award for significant contribution to the development of the investor relations profession.
Chairman of The Investor Relations Society, John Dawson said:
"What an excellent array of winners this year. Last year saw a high standard set and we are pleased to see that the bar has been raised even further in 2011. The purpose of the best practice awards is to continually drive up standards in investor communications and we will continue to deliver this objective into next year and beyond".
Best Communication of strategy, performance and KPIs in the annual report ARM Holdings Best communication of governance and risk in the annual report Tullow Oil Best communication of corporate responsibility in the annual report Xstrata Most improved annual report Pennon Group Best use of a website to communicate and support a company's investment proposition British Land Most effective use of innovative online technology to support investor relations communications Wolters Kluwer Best corporate website - FTSE 100 British Land Best corporate website - FTSE 250 Catlin Go-Ahead Group Best corporate website - Small Cap & AIM Trifast Best corporate website - International New World Resources Most effective overall Annual Report (printed and online) - FTSE 100 Land Securities Most effective overall Annual Report (printed and online) - FTSE 250 Halfords Group Most effective overall Annual Report (printed and online) - Small Cap & AIM TT Electronics Most effective overall Annual Report (printed and online) - International Wolters Kluwer Best annual report by an unlisted entity The Crown Estate The IR Society Fellowship Award for significant contribution to the development of the investor relations profession Bob Cowell
Notes for editors:
The Investor Relations Society represents members working for public companies to develop effective two way communication with the markets and create a level playing field for all investors. It has over 600 members drawn both from the UK and overseas, including the majority of the FTSE 100 and much of the FTSE 250.
For further information contact:
The Investor Relations Society
Michael Mitchell - General Manager +44(0)20-7379-1763
SOURCE The Investor Relations Society