FEI’s Third Annual ESG Updates Conference to Highlight Top Trends Driving the ESG Reporting Agenda and the SEC’s Proposed Climate Reporting

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Featured Speaker Hester Peirce, Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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“ESG is an instrumental role in corporate reporting and continues to evolve, particularly as the SEC focuses on Climate reporting,” said Andrej Suskavcevic, CAE, Pres, & CEO, FEI /FERF. “Our Conference will help finance professionals build their skills and provide the most up-to-date trends."

Financial Executives International (FEI), the association of choice for finance leaders, today announced the agenda for its ESG Updates Conference to be hosted virtually on March 29 and 30. The conference will cover the latest updates on domestic and international ESG reporting requirements and highlight how financial reporting professionals from leading organization are approaching readiness for these requirements, including for the SEC’s proposed Climate reporting rules. Attendees can earn up to 12.5 CPE credits while learning the ESG issues that are top of mind among regulators and finance professionals around the world. Business leaders will share best practices and discuss emerging cutting-edge technology for navigating the fast-evolving ESG landscape.

Hester Peirce, Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will share valuable insights including her views on proposed reporting requirements. The Conference will also feature in-depth discussions from the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), experts in financial reporting around ESG, ESG Controllers, and reporting leaders from Fortune 500 companies, and other notable thought leaders on the following topics:

  • Key perspectives on the SEC’s climate proposal
  • The future of audit committee involvement with ESG reporting
  • Developing processes around the accuracy and completeness of ESG data as the bar for ESG reporting is raised
  • ESG reporting software considerations
  • An update from the ISSB
  • Exploring the ‘Social’ component of ESG reporting
  • ESG reporting in the EU for multinationals - practical implications of the CSRD and other key topics related to EU ESG requirements.
  • Addressing the talent gap as the need for sustainability reporting roles grows

Representatives from Alphabet, Cisco Systems, Inc., Constellation, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Dell, Ernst & Young LLP, General Motors Company, IBM, ISSB, KPMG LLP, Lufthansa Group, Moody’s Corporation, Nasdaq, Pepsi, Persefoni, PwC, Robert Half Protiviti, Salesforce, ServiceNow, Walmart, and Workiva will join FEI to explore the abovementioned issues and share educational insights.

“ESG is an instrumental role in corporate reporting and continues to evolve, particularly as the SEC focuses on Climate reporting,” said Andrej Suskavcevic, CAE, President and CEO, FEI and FERF. “Now in its third year, our ESG Updates Conference is designed to help finance professionals build their skills and provide them with the most up-to-date trends in this ever-evolving field impacting business today. We are also honored to have the SEC’s Commissioner Hester Peirce join us as our featured speaker for what we believe will be a very informative and successful event.”

A corporate unlimited registration pass is available as an option for companies to provide professional development for their finance teams. For the complete conference agenda, speakers, details, or to register, please visit https://www.financialexecutives.org/Events/Conferences/ESG-Updates-Conference/Info/Agenda.aspx.

FEI’s ESG Update Conference is made possible through the support of the Financial Education & Research Foundation and event sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Deloitte, DFIN, EY, KPMG, Nasdaq, Persefoni, PwC, Robert Half Protiviti, and ServiceNow.

About FEI
Financial Executives International (FEI) is the leading association and advocate for the views of corporate financial management. Its members hold policy-making positions as chief financial officers, chief accounting officers, controllers, treasurers, and tax executives at companies in every major industry. FEI enhances Member professional development through peer networking, career management services, conferences, research, and publications. Members participate in the activities of local Chapters in the U.S. FEI is located in Morristown, NJ. Visit http://www.financialexecutives.org for more information.

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