CIRI’s Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines are essential to achieving its mission to contribute to the transparency and integrity of the Canadian capital market by advancing the practice of investor relations, the professional competency of its members and the stature of the profession.
CIRI members must comply with the Code of Ethics and Practice Guidelines. CIRI members who are sanctioned by regulatory or judicial bodies for violating laws or regulations in conjunction with their IR responsibilities may, upon recommendation of the CIRI Membership Committee, have their memberships terminated and/or the CPIR designation revoked by the CIRI Board of Directors, in keeping with the provisions of CIRI's Bylaws.
Members of the Canadian Investor Relations Institute, including CPIRs, and candidates for the CPIR designation must:
Approved by CIRI Board of Directors - July 2003
Revised by CIRI Board of Directors - April 2013