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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.


Tech is the lifesaver for assured integrated reporting

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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Supporting Black Employees and Future Leaders in the Workplace

Black accountants are underrepresented in the profession, the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants reports. Levongia Carrera shares what can help Black executives like her feel more supported, based on her experience at major accounting firms and companies.
What is ESG reporting? This e-book has what to know

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.

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.
ISSB reporting standards are here

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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What Is Double Materiality?

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) will require double materiality assessments from thousands of companies. Learn if it will affect you.
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Audit and Risk Outlook for 2023: KPMG on ESG, Efficiency, and More

With a rapidly changing regulatory environment and increasing demands, keeping up with risk can be challenging. Sue King, Partner at KPMG LLP, shares leading practices on how to build effective governance and internal controls for ESG, increase ICFR efficiency, and stay ahead of emerging risks.
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 Sessions You Can’t Miss at Amplify 2023

Add these five can’t-miss ESG sessions to your list at Amplify 2023. Keep pace with the latest ESG trends with breakouts exploring controller perspectives on ESG, CSRD updates, the latest on the SEC climate rule, and more—we’re covering it all!
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The Future of ESG and Sustainability Reporting

This webinar, hosted by the Financial Times in partnership with Workiva, explores the impact of ESG inaction on business reputation and investors and why 2023 is the time to act. It examines how proactive ESG activities can provide positive business value by improving customer retention, cutting costs and reducing risk.
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ESG: Unlocking Growth

Embedding ESG goals into your organization’s mission or overall strategy can pay off. Explore how.
ESG + Finance Transformation: The New BFFs

ESG + Finance Transformation: The New BFFs

If there’s ever been a time for finance and ESG teams to work more closely together, it’s now. Read more on how ESG is taking finance transformation to the next level to supercharge corporate strategy.
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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Why Community Matters for ESG Leaders Doing the Work

The ESG community is guiding the development of ESG software and solutions here at Workiva, but members are also sharing questions, ideas, and best practices to shape the future of ESG for us all. Read more.
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Take Control Before the SEC’s Climate Disclosure Rule

As companies wait for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to adopt a final climate risk disclosure rule, learn what your reporting and internal controls teams can do now with the Workiva platform to prepare.

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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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