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CPA Voice: The rapid rise of ESG

Written on Apr 21, 2022

Enterprises are realizing environmental, social and governance reporting is an effective way of communicating impact. 

“Global harmonization in value reporting and its integration with traditional financial reporting is an economic imperative,” writes Laura Hay, CPA, CAE, OSCPA executive vice president in the March/April issue of CPA Voice. 

Hay says there is an increasing body of research demonstrating a positive correlation between ESG measures and financial performance. 

“In a world of significant change, businesses are driven to provide more information, and investors and employees are seeking more accountability, creating an opportunity for both internal and external financial advisors to contribute to long-term organizational success,” she writes. 

Did you know that reading CPA Voice can help you satisfy your CPE requirement? No matter your location or the time of day – and even when the power is out– you can gain CPE credit with each issue.  

Every edition includes a 12-question self-assessment exam covering content from that issue. Receive a grade of 75% or higher and you’ll earn one hour of CPE credit in specialized knowledge.  

Best of all, you can take the exam when and where it’s convenient for you. Exams remain available online – and may be completed for CPE – through the same month of the following year.