Accelerate Stockholm 2023: Unity in Reporting
About this Event:
The half-day conference for finance, sustainability and risk teams
New mandates and increasing investor expectations have caused a paradigm shift in corporate reporting—finance, ESG and risk are converging. Now’s the time for unifying, decisive action.
Join us together with an audience of your peers and industry leaders from KPMG and Deloitte on 9 May. It’s an opportunity to gain market insights about the latest annual reporting period while establishing new focus to drive your integrated reporting and performance management.
08:30 - 9:00 Networking & Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 Introduction
Carl Rosenberg - Area Sales Director, Workiva Nordics
9:15 - 10:00 What happened: The status quo for annual and ESG reporting
What can we learn from this year’s reporting cycle? Together with Deloitte and Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBI), we will discuss the results of a new benchmark Europe-wide study into annual reporting, draw on wider market insights and share personal experiences. Understand the current state of play and determine what’s needed to respond to change
At this session:
Address pressures from regulators, investors, consumers and competitors and see how they have created an inflexion point for reporting teams
Understand the market’s biggest reporting concerns—and how organisations like yours are tackling them head-on
Identify the biggest risk factors within your existing process
Learn how leading organisations are gaining competitive advantage through integrated reporting
Emma Bosson - Senior Director Group Accounting at SOBI
Karin Wickström Stümer - Head of Internal Control and Risk at SOBI
Joakim Arneland - Head of Group Accounting & Reporting at SOBI
Henrik Sandin - Director, Principal ESG Specialist at Workiva
Lennart Nordqvist - Sustainability Leader & Partner at Deloitte Sweden
10:00 - 10:15 Coffee break
10:15 - 11:00 What’s next: A roadmap for integration
Global ESG regulations are shaping a new era of transparency for integrated reporting. Your stakeholders want sustainability and finance information that they can trust. It’s inevitable: integration is necessary. Learn how to successfully achieve unity in reporting.
At this session:
Outline the next steps your business should take to unify finance, ESG and risk
Learn how to build a business case for impactful, iterative transformation while navigating macroeconomic volatility and geopolitical unrest
Determine how to gain oversight of all financial and sustainability information
Understand how risk managers can increase the strategic value they offer the business—and how to unlock their potential
Erik Saito - SVP & General Manager, EMEA & APAC at Workiva
KPMG - Speaker will be announced soon
11:00 - 11.20 Workiva demonstration
See the only unified platform for financial reporting, ESG and risk in action
Alexander Von Knorring - Solutions Consultant at Workiva
11:20 - 12.00 Closing Keynote on Sustainability with Emma Ihre
Emma Ihre is Head of Sustainability at Embracer Group. Prior, she served as Head of Sustainability at Mannheimer Swartling Advokatbyrå AB, Head of Sustainable Business at the Swedish Ministry of Finance and was responsible for integrating sustainability into the governance of state-owned companies, as well as Head of Engagement at Ethix SRI Advisors. She has been specializing in sustainability in the financial markets since 1998.
In addition to the above, Emma is Deputy Chairman of the Board of Seventh AP Fund (AP7), Board Member of the Board of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and Investor Ombudsman at Nordkinn Asset Management representing the interests of Nordkinn’s investors.
12:00 - 12.15 Closing remarks & Lunch
Alexander Von Knorring