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Climate Change Accounting and Sustainability Reporting (Self-Study Video)

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QAS Self-Study
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Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course reviews the prevailing sustainability reporting and the nonfinancial reporting frameworks. This course also reviews the accounting for climate‑change risks under U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. While these Standards do not cover climate‑change risks and other emerging risks explicitly, they do address issues that relate to them. This course reviews the application of those Standards and the related guidance on materiality to climate and other emerging risks.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define climate change and global warming and identify the factors that are believed to cause these trends
  • Recognize the potential economic impacts of climate change
  • Identify the financial risks associated with climate change

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223576SSVID
Revision Date
February 1, 2022
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

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Michael J. Walker, CPA

Michael J. Walker, CPA, is based in New England and has decades of accounting experience in the financial services, information technology services, and construction industries. He has an extensive technical accounting background that includes hands-on experience with U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). His expertise includes accounting for financial instruments, securitizations, and other banking products. He graduated from Bentley University with a BS in finance and an MS in accountancy.

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has 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 over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

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Climate Change Accounting and Sustainability Reporting (Self-Study Video)

CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Accounting

$70.00

Icon_Self-Study
QAS Self-Study
Icon_Level
Overview
Credits
CPE Credits
1 Credits: Accounting

Course Description

This course reviews the prevailing sustainability reporting and the nonfinancial reporting frameworks. This course also reviews the accounting for climate‑change risks under U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards. While these Standards do not cover climate‑change risks and other emerging risks explicitly, they do address issues that relate to them. This course reviews the application of those Standards and the related guidance on materiality to climate and other emerging risks.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Define climate change and global warming and identify the factors that are believed to cause these trends
  • Recognize the potential economic impacts of climate change
  • Identify the financial risks associated with climate change

Course Specifics

Course ID
1223576SSVID
Revision Date
February 1, 2022
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

CMA Notice: Western CPE makes every attempt to maintain our CMA CPE library, to ensure a course meets your continuing education requirements please visit Insitute of Management Accountants (IMA)

Course Instructor

Michael J. Walker Headshot
Michael J. Walker, CPA

Michael J. Walker, CPA, is based in New England and has decades of accounting experience in the financial services, information technology services, and construction industries. He has an extensive technical accounting background that includes hands-on experience with U.S. GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). His expertise includes accounting for financial instruments, securitizations, and other banking products. He graduated from Bentley University with a BS in finance and an MS in accountancy.

Kelen Camehl Headshot
Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 85 courses (225+ CPE credit hours) covering a range of accounting, auditing, financial reporting, regulatory, and ethics topics.  His courses are available for purchase from many online CPE providers including the AICPA.  Kelen has also remained involved in CPA exam content development for nearly 10 years and has 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 over 15 years of progressive finance and accounting …

Kelen Camehl, CPA, MBA Read More »

Climate Change Accounting and Sustainability Reporting (Self-Study Video)

CPE CREDITS
1 Credits: Accounting

$70.00