CPAR Accounting & Financial Reporting  |  Format: Flash

Sustainability and Academia: A Partnership for Progress

Course Overview
As businesses face a unique set of challenges, from climate change and resource constraints to technological innovation, their stakeholders are seeking greater information on how those enterprises are managing the issues that affect long-term value. Prof. Barbara Porco, director of Fordham University's Center for Professional Accounting Practices, updates us on the latest reporting initiatives, including her university's innovative partnership with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.

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

  • Recognize the role of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB);
  • Identify the characteristics of SASB standards;
  • Recognize Fordham's efforts in the sustainability initiative; and
  • Identify the financial information stakeholders.

    Catalog Number: CPAR1402-FM
    CPE Credits: 2 Registry / 2 QAS
    Author: CPA Report
    Advanced Preparation:
    Work experience in financial reporting or accounting, or an introductory course in accounting.
    Course Level: Update
    Field of Study: Accounting
    Content Partner: CPA Reports Online
    QAS: QAS Certified based on 50 minute hours.
    Course Type: Self-Study
    Minimum Passing Grade: 70%
      You are allowed 2 attempts to pass the final exam in a 30 day period. You will be locked out of the final for 30 days after any second failure.
    Soft/Hardware Reqs.:  Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
     56k or Greater Internet Connection
     Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
     Ram: 256 MB minimum
     Sound card with speakers/headphones
     Windows or Mac OS
    Release/Expiration Dates: Jul 31, 2019 / Sep 09, 2020