Host: Beth Kaplan, managing director, Deloitte & Touche LLP
As companies mobilize to meet their environmental, social, and governance (ESG) commitments against current and emerging regulatory requirements, the need to unlock enterprise-wide collaboration will be more important than ever. What role will Controllership play in this nontraditional reporting environment? We’ll discuss:
- Why Controllership may already be positioned to help lead the charge to ESG compliance
- How to prepare for and develop a plan for ESG reporting through the operating model, internal controls, digital enablers, and other strategic levers
- Some early lessons learned from Controllership’s role with ESG reporting
Meet the host
Beth F. Kaplan
Beth is the managing director for the Center for ControllershipTM. A Deloitte Risk & Financial Advisory managing director at Deloitte & Touche LLP, she has more than 35 years of experience both as an auditor, CFO/Controller, and as a financial operations consultant. Beth specializes in helping the Controllership function improve overall finance processes, reduce cost of delivery and/or reduce risk. She has served some of the largest global and national organizations as they transform their controllership function due to mergers, accounting changes and/or system transformation. Beth has published several times in the areas of improvement of the financial close and reporting process, role of controllership and designing an effective control design for Sarbanes-Oxley.