Join ACCA’s president Orla Collins and guests for International Women’s Day global online event which focuses on women’s role in the global fight against climate change
Orla Collins, ACCA’s president, will be joined by VIP guests for a global online event to mark 2022’s International Women’s Day on the 8 March.
Speaking of the upcoming session, Orla says: ‘Our engaging conversation will concentrate on the climate crisis and why women’s voices need to be heard much more. This relates to two of the UN Sustainable Development Goals - SDG 5 on gender equality and SDG 13 on climate change.
‘More women need to be involved in green jobs if the global fight against climate change is to succeed. It’s a challenge from which women cannot be excluded, and it was alarmingly clear from discussions at last November’s COP26 summit that this was the case. Change needs to happen.’
The event will be chaired by Emmeline Skelton, ACCA’s global head of sustainability and the expert panellists will be:
Orla Collins says that ACCA members - men and women - can play a significant and vital role in accelerating the transition to net zero, saying: ‘ACCA is a pioneer for change in business reporting, which is an important part of the work many accountants undertake. Financial reports must account for wider measures than just profit and loss. Accounting for the true cost of business gives investors a better sense of how a business is making an impact, for good or ill, on society and on the planet.’
Booking for the webinar is on ACCA’s website https://www.accaglobal.com/my/en/member/discover/events/uk/2022/03/panel-disussion-climate-crisis-isnt-gender-neutral.html
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