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Discover best practices, by industry or across sectors, such as integrating ESG into risk management, financial services, or transition plans for the energy sector. Get ready to provide assurance on ESG reporting for net-zero commitments and beyond.


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The Race to Bring Financial Reporting, ESG, and GRC Together

Investors, regulators, stakeholders, and competitive pressures are driving financial reporting, ESG (environmental, social, governance), and GRC (governance, risk, compliance) teams closer together. Learn more, and hear how accounting and finance teams will be affected.
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What is ESG? Here's everything you need to know.

New to ESG? Here’s the introductory ESG guide you’ve been looking for. We’re keeping things simple in hopes that by the time you’ve finished reading this, you’ll better understand the basics of the ever-changing ESG landscape.
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5 Tips to Stay Ahead of Risk

Get five tips from KPMG and Workiva on how to build effective program governance and internal controls for ESG, prepare for ESG assurance, increase ICFR program efficiency, and more.
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ESG Reporting 101: What You Need To Know

What is ESG reporting all about? This e-book for finance professionals, corporate social responsibility teams, and sustainability fans walks through what ESG reporting is, why it’s important, and how you can kick-start your organization’s own ESG reporting.
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How to Get Ahead of the ESG Reporting Revolution

Environmental, social, and governance reporting has been happening for years (by various names and initiatives), but it's never been more formalized—or important—than now. Join this webinar to discover how to embrace the ESG reporting revolution, choosing a framework, and managing this process in the Workiva platform to create meaningful reports that drive measurable growth.

Policy Perspectives

Read up on ESG policies, governance practices, rules, and regulations, as well as the latest reporting requirements and frameworks, to stay ahead of the curve.
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New ISSB Reporting Standards: How Will Your Business Be Impacted?

The ISSB has issued its inaugural sustainability standards. With a promise to simplify the ESG reporting landscape while integrating sustainability and financial reporting, ESRS S1 and ESRS S2 will have a big impact on businesses. Learn more about the standards and how to prepare.
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CFO Media Roundtable

Rewatch chief financial officers and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) leaders discuss the evolving ESG mandates facing multinational organizations and the new role CFOs will play in building a sustainable future for all.
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The Great Debate Over ESG Values

A strong ESG strategy puts values front and center—ensuring that a company makes a positive impact to the world around us, all while driving the value of the business. Watch this lively discussion on the pros vs. cons of integrating ESG values with Workiva's own leadership: Marty Vanderploeg, CEO, Mandi McReynolds, Sr. Director of ESG, and Bart van Praag, General Manager EMEA.
An ESG reporting playbook for bridging ESG and financial reporting work streams

The ESG Leader’s Playbook

As demands for ESG rises, how do sustainability and finance leaders align on approach? What misconceptions can you avoid? Get answers to these questions and more inside.
Unlock business value by exploring ESG materiality metrics and how to engage all stakeholders, including investors, customers, and employees, on progress toward ESG goals.


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ESG: Unlocking Growth

Embedding ESG goals into your organization’s mission or overall strategy can pay off. Explore how.
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Interactive ESG Guide: Materiality Assessment

Before tracking your organization's performance on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues, use this guide as a customizable template for engaging with stakeholders and assessing (or updating) which ESG topics are material to them and your organization.
Bring ESG into the digital age by transforming your business with connected reporting to uncover insights for decision-making. Adopt next-gen technology for collaboration, automation, data analytics, iXBRL™ reporting, and benchmarking.



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Mandi McReynolds VP, Global ESG and Chief Sustainability Officer
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Customer Success Stories

See what ESG leaders around the world are doing.

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It’s an end-to-end solution. I didn’t see anyone who came close.
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We are very focused on and committed to meeting our customers' needs, especially helping them with their energy transition objectives. Workiva helps us accomplish this.
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It’s just plain awesome. I could never have contemplated working this way years ago!

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