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Climate Change Accounting and Sustainability Reporting

1 Credits: Accounting

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Climate Change Accounting and Sustainability Reporting

Format
Webcast
Course Level
Basic
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.

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Learning Objectives

After completing this section of the course, you 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
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Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1122277075
Revision Date
January 28, 2022
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance Information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

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Meet The Experts

Kelen Camehl Headshot

Kelen is a recognized author and reviewer of CPE courses and has authored over 120 courses (300+ 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 also 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 …

Michael J. Walker Headshot

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.