ESG & the Role of Internal Controls Webinar (1 Hour)

Overview: 

Internal Controls provide proactive insights into managing Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) programs by measuring and reporting risks. In this webinar, we will discuss monitoring and improving ESG performance, integrating ESG into Enterprise Risk Management, internal auditing, and much more, by looking at:

  • The current ESG risk landscape
  • Internal controls to unlock ESG's strategic value
  • ESG thought leadership

 

Objective: 

To update financial professionals on recent guidance and enforcement actions that impact the internal control environment in relation to ESG factors, as well as expectations for public companies to maintain documentation of the execution of processes and controls.

Emphasis: 
  • What is the Current ESG Risk Landscape?
    – Defining ESG and sustainability
    – Evolving views of ESG
    – Impact on a company's value
       chain
    – Protecting and creating value
       from ESG
    – Governance and controls
    – COSO frameworks
  • The Role of Internal Controls in ESG
    – Why internal controls need to be
       engaged
    – Unlocking ESG's strategic value
    – Top areas of internal controls
       – Monitoring
       – Transparency and reliability of
          perfomance data and
          disclosures
       – Enterprise Risk Management
          (ERM)
       – Internal audit and risk
          integration
    – Assessing your organization's
       ESG maturity

 

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Prerequisite: 

None.

Preparation: 

No advance preparation required.

Level of Knowledge: 

Update.

CPE Credit: 
1.00
NASBA Field of Study: 
Accounting