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Enterprise-201: Analyzing Climate Risks, Assessing Materiality & Disclosure

Recommended Exam Prep Course (Materiality, Risk Management & Economics)

From global supply chain disruptions to local power outages, from rising commodity prices to facilities flooding, climate change hazards and their cascading effects can have major consequences on companies’ financial results. This course addresses whether and how climate risks should be included in public disclosure and reports. Course curriculum includes a methodical breakdown of climate impacts, and an overview of legal requirements and best practices in disclosure and reporting through a combination of interactive discussions and scenario analyses.

Learning Objectives

  • Categorizing and analyzing impacts (e.g. regulatory, market, physical, investments, insurance, direct and indirect losses)
  • Understanding materiality (e.g. legal definition, reporting frameworks) and the value of the materiality assessment process
  • Leveraging tools, methods and techniques for quantifying climate change impacts
  • Assessing reporting and disclosure options
  • Identifying resources and best practices to support climate risk reporting and disclosure

Instructors

  • Julie Fox Gorte – Senior Vice President, Sustainable Investing, Pax World Management
  • Brendan LeBlanc – Partner, Americas Climate Change & Sustainability Services, EY
  • Daniel Kreeger – Executive Director, ACCO

Registration Information

  • Registration Fee: $100 ($80 through ACCO partner organizations)
  • Complimentary for ACCO members (login to ACCO member portal for discount to be applied automatically)