SEC Climate-Related Disclosures – Overview

1 Credits: Accounting


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SEC Climate-Related Disclosures – Overview

Course Level
CPE Credits

1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

On March 6, 2024, the SEC released its long-awaited final rules with respect to climate-related disclosures for public companies. These rules reflected the SEC’s attempt at responding to investors’ demand for more information about climate-related risks while also balancing the costs of implementing the disclosure requirements. This course provides brief overview of the climate-related disclosure requirements along with information about when public companies must start including these disclosures in their respective filings.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize how the SECclimate-related disclosures have evolved
  • Identify types of climate related risks
  • Recognize qualitative and quantitative climate-related disclosures
  • Identify assurance requirements and compliance dates for different types of entities
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Course Specifics

Course ID
Revision Date
April 2, 2024

There are no prerequisites.

Advanced Preparation


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Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 145 courses (350+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics. Kelen remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and authored more than a thousand multiple choice questions for various sections of the CPA exam. He also serves as an Editorial Advisor for the AICPA’s Journal of Accountancy. Kelen has nearly 20 years of progressive finance and accounting experience. He currently serves as an Accounting Policy Advisor with HP. Prior to HP, he served in multiple …