2021 IFAC EdExchange Summit: Leading Sustainability
October 12, 2021 - October 14, 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Thursday, October 14, 2021
Register Today for the 2021 IFAC EdExchange Summit: Leading Sustainability
- October 12, 2021 8:00 am – 11:00 am US EST
- October 13, 2021 8:00 am – 11:30 am US EST
- October 14, 2021 8:00 am – 12:00 pm US EST
A growing, global demand for sustainability—in society, in public and private organizations, and on our planet—has fueled demand for enhancing corporate reporting. For investors and sustainability-minded stakeholders to assess a company’s future performance, they need a clear and comprehensive picture of the ability to create sustainability value over time. Professional accountants and the accountancy profession need to play key roles—we are the right people to serve the public interest in the development and execution of sustainability related processes and reporting. We have the necessary skills and competencies.
To help professional accountants, and the professional accountancy organizations that support them, understand the growing demands for sustainability services from the public and private sector, IFAC has dedicated its second annual virtual summit to sustainability and helping professional accountants do different things with the skills and competencies they already have in their toolbox.
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Speaker and Panel Sessions: Hear from our profession’s stakeholders with global expertise in sustainability, environmental, social, and governance (ESG), integrated and sustainability reporting, sustainability-related investor needs, and more. Keynote speakers are:
- Helle Bank Jorgensen, CEO of Competent Boards, awarded the 2020 Global Impact Award and named one of "5 people in ESG to look out for"
- Mirtha Kastrapeli, Founder and CEO, Beyond Alpha, and Fellow at Columbia University’s Center on Sustainable Investment
You will also hear from CFOs and strategic advisors who have developed processes and assembled teams with the necessary skills and competencies to measure and report on sustainability related topics.
Exhibitors and Networking: A virtual exhibit hall will be available throughout the conference with opportunities to interact with some of the organizations supporting the initiatives discussed during the summit and see their work.
More Opportunities to Engage: As part of the summit, we are offering the opportunity for attendees to earn medallions by participating in polling questions and visiting virtual exhibit hall booths. Those who earn more than 15 medallions will be entered in a drawing for one of ten prizes. Medallions can be earned ahead of the summit by posting on Twitter or LinkedIn using the hashtag #LeadingSustainabilitySummit and encouraging your network and followers to join us.
To receive your medallion for helping spread the word, please post on Twitter or LinkedIn.
Certificates of Attendance: While IFAC is not able to grant jurisdiction continuing profession development for this summit, certificates of attendance will be available to all registrants