Significant Improvements in Climate-Related Information Key to Plugging Net-Zero Information Gap
Climate Week Recording and Takeaways Released
Oct 06, 2022 | New York, New York | English
IFAC and A4S hosted their Climate Week NYC event Finance Leaders Plugging the Net-Zero Information Gap: Exploring the critical role of CFOs and finance teams in the climate transition two weeks ago. The event brought together finance and accounting leaders to better understand how they're enabling their organization’s decarbonization strategies and transition planning and what obstacles they’re facing.
A recording of the event and takeaways are now available.
“The task to decarbonizeeconomies is no mean feat,” said Kevin Dancey, IFAC CEO. “The quality of sustainability-related data and reporting processes must be improved to meet the demands of investors, regulators, and policy makers and the urgency of the climate crisis itself. Leveraging the skills of professional accountants to identify risks and opportunities and enhance climate-related information is an essential starting point.”
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. IFAC is comprised of 180 members and associates in 135 jurisdictions, representing more than 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.