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International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
IFAC, 529 Fifth Ave, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10017
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Creating Value in a Climate Emergency

What role does the accountancy profession play in accelerating a just and prosperous low-carbon transition?

How can it not only better assess and disclose the realities of a climate-adjusted risk landscape but also, critically, lead and support the business model and strategy transformation required to radically re-purpose how companies create and protect value?

In what ways can it improve how it collaborates with others to influence the transition to low-carbon economies, including examining trade-offs, and supporting investment in climate-intelligent innovation for climate adaptation and mitigation?

An interactive panel debate with accounting, finance and business leaders. Panelists will briefly share their experiences before opening up to a question and answer discussion with live polling and audience Q&A taking place throughout.

IFAC is the global organization for the accountancy profession dedicated to serving the public interest by strengthening the profession and contributing to the development of strong international economies. IFAC is comprised of over 175 members and associates in more than 130 countries and jurisdictions, representing almost 3 million accountants in public practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. ACCA supports its 208,000 members and 503,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers.

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This event is part of the Climate Finance, Investment and Carbon Pricing program of Climate Week NYC.