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Climate Literacy and Collaboration Agreed Key to Plugging Net-Zero Information Gap

Climate Week NYC Recording and Takeaways Available

Sep 29, 2021 | New York, NY | English

IFAC and ACCA last week hosted their third annual Climate Week NYC event: Plugging the Net-Zero Information Gap. The event brought together finance and accounting professionals to better understand the information gap that exists between business and investors and what could be done to address it.  

recording of the event and takeaways are now available.  

The consensus is clear: The work required to transition business and deliver quality information to investors is no easy task, but the dire nature of the climate crisis requires action now,” said Kevin Dancey, IFAC CEO. Climate literacy and collaboration, both within an organization and with stakeholders, are both essential to enact plans that will result in businesses setting and achieving net-zero goals. 

Watch the recording and read the takeawaynow.  

About IFAC: The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. Comprised of 180 members and associates in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions, IFAC represents more than 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry and commerce.

Over four decades, IFAC has represented the global profession and supported the development, adoption, and implementation of international standards that underpin the contributions of today’s global accountancy profession. IFAC has maintained a long-term approach to building and strengthening a global accountancy profession that supports transparent, accountable, and sustainable organizations, financial markets, and economies. More information is here.