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22WC-0987: Introduction to Sustainability and ESG Reporting (Webinar)

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

Date Thursday, December 15, 2022
Time 10:00am - 1:30pm
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 4.0
Field(s)
of study
Accounting - Technical (4.0)
Fees
Standard Member Fee $149.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $199.00

Description

Sustainability and ESG reporting is becoming commonplace among medium and large companies, as well as non-profit organizations. The ultimate goal of ESG, which is the acronym used to describe environmental, social and governance externalities, is to provide transparent, holistic and non-financial information to stakeholders with the expectation that positive and measurable social and environmental impacts will result. This course is designed to provide a high level introduction to the basic concepts of sustainability, the common metrics used, ESG standards and standard setting bodies. We will learn to recognize why and how organizations can gain a competitive advantage by utilizing this emerging reporting framework.

Who should take this program?

All

Major subjects

  • Identify the motivation for organizations to incorporate ESG into corporate reporting
  • Key sustainability and reporting frameworks and standards
  • The major standard setting bodies around the world
  • How do practitioners support ESG reporting goals
  • How can private enterprise view ESG reporting

Learning objective(s)

  • Learn the basic concepts of sustainability and what sustainability reporting includes
  • Identify the sustainability metrics being used or proposed by standard setting bodies around the world
  • Recognize various concepts and terms used to describe ESG reporting activities
  • Identify practical problems with implementation and the realistic limits on positive outcomes

Notes:

Course code Code 22WC-0987
Sponsor CalCPA Education Foundation
NASBA ID#: 104822
Level Intermediate
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. A working knowledge of financial reporting frameworks.
Advance
prep
None

If you have questions about this event, please call us at 952-831-2707.

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