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ESG Watch How To Talk to Your Finance Team About Sustainability

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020


Faced with growing pressure from investors, customers, employees, suppliers, and other stakeholders to connect a company’s financial performance with societal value creation, organizations understand that finance has a critical role to play in advancing sustainability.

Yet, the integration of sustainability and finance remains a challenge for many organizations. For many finance and sustainability teams, thinking and operating in an integrated way will require a significant shift, not just in their processes but also in their culture.

After attending this webcast, viewers will be able to:

  • Identify how sustainability and finance can work together to compile, use, and report data both parties are comfortable with, and the implications for internal operations, decision making, strategic planning, and disclosure 
  • Recognize the respective roles of the CFO, FP&A, Controllers, Treasurer, and others on the finance team in advancing sustainability goals—and how sustainability leaders can and should engage them to advance short- and long-term sustainability performance and reporting 
  • Cite practical approaches to embedding sustainability consistently across the business

Who Should Attend: Sustainability managers, heads of corporate social responsibility, sustainability, and environmental affairs; CFOs, financial controllers, and financial planning and analysis (FP&A) leaders

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