The 2012 IR Global Rankings named the IOP-designed Stanley Black & Decker Online Annual Report one of the year’s best, as well as the most improved AR site. These rankings are based on a technical evaluation conducted by a team of specialists and verified by an independent committee.
IR Global Rankings is a comprehensive ranking system for investor relations websites, online annual reports, corporate governance practices and financial disclosure procedures. The ranking system is based on extensive technical proprietary research of publicly traded companies based on a clear and transparent methodology that is supported and backed by key global institutions, including Arnold & Porter; KPMG; MZ and Sodali. More about the winning entries will be posted to their site in November 2012.