FMN Accounting

FMN - 2018/May, Seg.4 - Sustainability Reporting Becomes the ''New Normal''

Course Overview
Capital market stakeholders are becoming more vocal about how valuable it is when enterprises provide them with sustainability information on the environmental, social, and governance issues that have an impact on their organizations. Tim Mohin, CEO of Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), observes that there is also more widespread acceptance of, and demand for, this data on issues from climate change to diversity in the boardroom and the C-suite.



Learning Objectives:

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

  • Identify why GRI began to provide reporting guidance on sustainability;
  • Define what is meant by "the 4C's" of effective reporting;
  • Distinguish between the GRI and the SASB approach to "materiality"; and
  • Explain why the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures wants enterprises to focus on scenario planning.

Content Partner:

FMN online

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.


Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

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

Speaker / Author:

FMN Online
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
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

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Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $69.90

Details

Course Code : FMN1255-FM

Release Date : 05/10/2018
Expire Date : 12/13/2019
Credits :
CPE 2.00
QAS 2.00

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

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