CPAR Accounting & Financial Reporting

CPAR - 2019/June, Seg.04 - Risks and Opportunities: Understanding the ESG Landscape

Course Overview
In seeking “decision-useful information,” shareholders and others are increasingly considering nonfinancial factors when they assess an enterprise’s long-term prospects. In a recent white paper for Donnelley Financial Solutions, John Truzzolino found that companies are being assessed on their so-called “ESG score,” even when they do not release data on their environmental, social and governance risks.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize why it is important for companies to report on sustainability information;
  • Identify the four critical steps in ESG risk and business strategy;
  • Recognize how sustainability is a cross functional effort; and
  • Identify the steps companies should take in order to provide stakeholders with improved sustainability information.

Content Partner:

CPA Reports Online

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.

Speaker / Author:

SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD-ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include 50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each of its professional markets.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1398-FM

Release Date : 07/02/2019
Expire Date : 08/12/2020
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 1hr 40min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Accounting

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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