IOP Partner Profiled in Pride Business

May 1, 2024

John Connolly, Principal and Co-Founder of IOP, was profiled on Pride Business, a new national business publication website dedicated to advancing LGTBQ businesses and business people. See the profile here.

IOP Partner Recognized in the 100 Women to KNOW 2024

April 16, 2024

Michelle M. Marks, Principal and Co-Founder of IOP, has been recognized in the 100 Women to KNOW 2024. The annual award recognizes the top 100 female leaders across North America and is presented by JPMorgan Chase and KNOW Women. The program showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these selected women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders.

KNOW Women, is a remarkable organization dedicated to amplifying the voices of female leaders, executives, and entrepreneurs. See the full list of winners here.

Hilton Wins Best ESG Report of the Year, Again!

April 1, 2024

Another year, another IR Magazine win for our clients. We’re thrilled Hilton’s 2022 ESG Report won the Best ESG Reporting (large cap) award for the second year in a row in IR Magazine’s 2024 Awards. The Awards serve as a vital benchmark for leading companies in the US. The Hilton team received several awards and we are thrilled to continue to support their reporting efforts.

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IOP on Double Materiality for IR Magazine

March 16, 2024

On the heels of the SEC’s final climate disclosure rule, we can see much is about to change for what companies must disclose to investors. What we now know is that the role of the IRO continues to evolve, with growing expectations in reputation management, ESG and financial communications. IOP weighs in on the conversation for IR Magazine. Read more here.

Communicating ESG Effectively in Today’s Polarized Environment

January 4, 2024

What does 2024 hold for communicating ESG? IOP’s co-founder Michelle Marks spoke with Reuters on the topic ahead of their Responsible Business event: 

“As companies are reporting and communicating on these topics, it will be more important than ever to tie sustainability and ESG to the business and the way they operate,” says Marks. “Sustainability is not just ‘eco this’ and ‘green that;’ it is actions legitimately helping company performance.”

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