ESG Regulatory Reporting Conference: How to Comply With Regulations and Investor Expectations Self-Study Webcast (10 Hours)

ESG Regulatory Reporting Conference: How to Comply With Regulations and Investor Expectations Self-Study Webcast (10 Hours)

CPE Credit: 10 Hours

Price: $599.00

NASBA Field of Study: Accounting

 

Overview

ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) principles and criteria continue to be emphasized more and more as they become increasingly important in terms of meeting regulators’ reporting requirements as well as attracting the desired investors, suppliers, and potential workforce. ESG is not only becoming mandatory, it is now a popular way for companies to enhance their image and to demonstrate their commitment to being a reliable business that holds themselves to a high standard of accountability.

This self-study webinar will focus on how to go about meeting those expectations set by regulators and investors. During this practical and up-to-date conference, you will hear from experts from Big 4 accounting firms and other industry specialists who will show you how to comply with ESG standards, how to collect data, and how to enhance ESG reporting.

 

AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

•  Overall ESG Reporting Landscape

•  SEC Rules Update

•  CSRD: Present Reality

•  COSO Guidance on ESG Reporting

•  ESG Assurance Considerations Including Third Party Assurance on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

•  ESG Data Collection Aggregation & Technology Applications Considerations

•  Company & Board Member Liability in ESG Reporting

•  Industry Panel Discussion on Complying with ESG Reporting

•  Role of ESG Controller

Speakers

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS


Brad Aiello, Senior Manager, EY

Lauren Assaf-Holmes, Senior Associate, Gibson Dunn

Thomas Choquette, Finance Executive, Advisory, KPMG

Tori Hack, Senior Manager, EY

Stefan Hirschi, Partner, Sustainability, EY

Robert Hirth, Senior Managing Director, Protiviti, Member, PCAOB & AICPA

Liora Hostyk, Manager, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

Marie Johnson, Partner, Business Consulting, EY

Denise Lucas, Director of Accounting Policy and Financial Reporting, IBM

Brian Mace, Managing Director, Finance Transformation, KPMG

Dan Morrin, Director, KPMG ESG Center of Excellence

Anne Munaretto, Partner, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

Lindsey Panzer, Associate Director, Protiviti

Susan Resley, Partner, Morgan Lewis

Shannon Roberts, Principal, EHS, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, EY

Cara Samz, Senior Manager, EY

Mark Siegel, Corporate & ESG Reporting Thought Leader, PwC

Jana Utter, Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management, Centene Corporation

Steve Wang, Managing Director and US ESG Engagement Leader, Protiviti

Sara Watson, Global Leader of ESG Policy, Controls, and Assurance, Amazon

Margaret Weidner, Senior Manager, ESG Reporting and Climate Change and Sustainability, EY

Simon Wong, Senior Consulting Manager, EY

Chris Wright, Managing Director, Protiviti

Detailed Learning Objectives

• Recognize the relative priority of ESG matters to today’s investors and other stakeholders

• Identify the association between high ESG performance and financial performance

• Recognize the current legal implications of ESG disclosures

• Identify the extent to which investors are concerned about business “greenwashing”

• Identify the first and most widely adopted global standards for sustainability reporting

• Recognize the characteristics of specified global standards for sustainability reporting

• Recognize the jurisdictions in which listed companies are currently required to report GHG emissions data

• Identify the issuers that would be subject to an assurance requirement for their Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions under the SEC climate-related disclosures proposal

• Identify primary ESG reporting implications to issuers under the SEC climate-related disclosures proposal

• Recognize first steps in establishing internal controls over ESG performance data and reporting

• Identify challenges to effective ESG risk management

• Recognize suggested steps in approaching ESG risk management

• Recognize the role of an entity’s internal and external environment in ESG risk management

• Recognize the role of data and technology in ESG reporting

• Identify the role of finance in ESG reporting

• Identify practices used by leading sustainability organizations in integrating sustainability into business strategies

• Recognize effective ESG reporting best practices

• Identify the relative role of a sustainable supply chain in terms of effective ESG practices