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Environmental, Social, and Governance Performance: Market Developments Regarding Measurement, Disclosures, and Evaluation
Investors and companies face scores of sustainability and credit ratings methodologies utilizing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) data. The Global Initiative for Sustainability Ratings (GISR) aims to drive transparency and rigor in ratings products to accelerate adoption and integration of pertinent ESG factors into equity and credit markets. What should financial executives know? Hear from the GISR about what's driving demand for increased transparency around ESG topics.
Analytics techniques are growing in complexity, allowing companies to apply machine learning and predictive modeling to gain insight from increasingly massive and complex data sets. Although in its early stages, artificial intelligence is also now a reality. The more promising application, however, is not replacing workers but instead augmenting their capabilities. Learn how advanced analytics can help amplify human intelligence, rewire business processes, and reshape businesses.
With the M&A market roaring ahead in 2015 and the stock market reaching all-time highs, investors are looking for an edge. With technology reshaping aspects of everyday life and revolutionizing the business world, how can it be used to investors' advantage in M&A? Learn how leading companies are leveraging technology at various points in the M&A continuum to reduce uncertainty and gain a competitive advantage.
Finance executives have been told for years there is only one set of financial planning and forecasting best practices they should use. A recent study of leading technology companies clearly shows this is not the case. What should you know? Hear results of a Deloitte study and how a tailored approach might help your company redefine its forecasting process.
The FASB's Emerging Issues Task Force (EITF) will meet in June to review emerging issues. We'll discuss the results of this meeting. Stay in touch with new accounting guidance and potential future guidance resulting from the deliberations of the EITF.
A chief ethics and compliance officer (CECO) oversees the management of compliance and reputational risks and is the agent for the board's fiduciary obligations to provide oversight and accountability of such. Finding someone with the unique skillset required for the job may be challenging, but it can be a differentiator for your organization. Learn more about the role of the CECO in building an exceptional compliance program.
Current Tax Accounting Challenges and Recent Legislative, Standard-setting, and Regulatory Developments
Current tax accounting challenges, tax legislation updates, standard-setting developments, and regulatory matters can impact a company's financial accounting and reporting of income taxes. What are the latest changes that may affect your organization, and what financial reporting matters may be important for you to consider? Gain valuable insights on the latest developments and their impact on financial reporting for taxes.
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