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ESG, Sustainability Reporting and The Future of Business

July 22, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This is the final session of the Lifelong Learning CPE Summer Series.

1.0 CPE Credit Hour

Session 3: Friday, July 22, 12-1 p.m. EDT, ESG, Sustainability Reporting and The Future of Business with Jessica Yinka Thomas

Click to register an individual for the July 22 event (one virtual session for $35)

Session 3 Overview

Demand for workers who understand ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) practices and standards has increased substantially in recent years as companies large and small experience increasing pressure from stakeholders to account for their impact and report on non-financial metrics. Companies are now operating in a hyper-transparent world where environmental or social issues ranging from climate change to DEI can pose significant risks as well as create opportunities for strategic advantage. But the standards for measuring and reporting on ESG are myriad and complex. Innovative new reporting standards and increased collaboration point a way forward in a global business environment rife with uncertainty.

Session 3 Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the role of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices in stakeholder engagement
  • Analyze the evolution of different ESG reporting standards and the impact on business strategy

Session 3 Format

Level:  Basic
Prerequisites & Advanced Preparation:  None
Format:   Group Internet Based
Recommended CPE:  1.0 CPE Credit Hours

Field of Study: Accounting – Technical
Cost:   $35

Refund: For group internet based webinars offered via MAC Lifelong Learning, all sales are final. Full or partial refunds will not be issued for failure to attend one or more of the virtual events offered as a subscription.  Refunds will not be issued if attendees fail to attend or do not complete the required actions to earn CPE credits. Attendees who do not attend or do not complete the required actions to earn CPE will receive a link to the recording of the event after the completion of the course. This recording does not qualify for CPE credits.  

Cancellation: In case of program cancellation by MAC Lifelong Learning, when practicable, all registered participants will be contacted via-email with at least two weeks’ notice. Pro Rata registration fees will be refunded to all participants when the event was not rescheduled.

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Previous Sessions: If you are interested in the topics covered in the first two sessions of the CPE Summer Series, you may find those details below:

Session 1: Enhancing Agility and Nimbleness for Managing Disruption with Mark Beasley, PhD

Session 2: Design Thinking with J. Mark Scearce, PhD


July 22, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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