"There couldn’t be a better time to increase access to management than during and after a challenging period'.

The investor landscape presents many opportunities for demanding times, which can negatively affect shareholder confidence. Not only are companies vulnerable to general market challenges – including regulation, commodity pricing and political implications – but company-specific threats, such as ESG issues, shareholder activism and employee negligence can also all have a detrimental effect on market perception.

IROs can play a vital role in rebuilding shareholder confidence following difficult periods, with one key tactic being to facilitate greater access to management….https://www.irmagazine.com/articles/corporate-access/