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ESG 101: What is Environmental, Social and Governance?

01.26.23 1:30PM – 01.26.23 3:30PM

Details

Credits
2.00

Level
Basic

Fees

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$95.00

Nonmember Fee
$115.00

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Description

The newest acronym in the business community is ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance)

  • Investors’ demand enhanced information about how companies are approaching environmental sustainability. (Sustainability accounting)
  • The foundation of sustainability reporting is for an organization to identify and prioritize its impacts on the economy, environment, and people - to be transparent about their impacts

The foundation of sustainability reporting is for an organization to identify and prioritize its impacts on the economy, environment, and people - to be transparent about their impacts

This session is an introduction to the topic of ESG and what accountants and management should know

Highlights
  • Environmental, Social and Governance concepts in today’s world
  • Areas of accountability for ESG
  • How ESG impacts Financial Reporting
Objectives
  • Identify and evaluate the concepts involved in ESG
  • Discover and determine responsibilities of accountants, management, and the board
  • Explore and examine various accounting considerations
  • Identify and consider impacts on financial reporting and DCP
Designed For
Any profession engaged in financial reporting whose company is involved with any issues related to environmental, social and governance issues
Vendor
ACPEN
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