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Webinar: Chartered Accountants & G100 – Integrating Nature Disclosures

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In this insightful webinar, we delve into the critical need for finance professionals to embrace and integrate nature-related disclosures into their financial decision-making processes. Join this panel discussion to:

  • Explore the evolving landscape and global trends of nature-related disclosures and their impact on financial reporting.
  • Uncover the financial implications of nature-related risks and opportunities.
  • Discover how incorporating nature into decision-making processes can enhance long-term financial resilience and stakeholder trust.
  • Explore best practices for implementing nature-related disclosures that align with the unique challenges faced by CFOs and finance teams.
  • The importance of effectively communicating nature-related disclosures to stakeholders.
    Register now to secure your spot in this crucial conversation at the intersection of finance and environmental responsibility.

Register now to secure your spot in this crucial conversation at the intersection of finance and environmental responsibility.

DateTuesday 7 May 2024
TimeSydney, Canberra, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Darwin, Adelaide | 4:30pm – 5:30pm  

Perth, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia | 3:00pm – 4:00pm  

New Zealand | 7:00pm – 8:00pm 

London | 8:00am – 9:00am
LocationOnline via Zoom
CPD Hours1

Moderator

Karen McWilliams FCA
Sustainability & Business Reform Leader
Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand

Karen McWilliams is leading the Sustainability and Business Reform Advocacy and Professional Standing team at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ). She is responsible for shaping and influencing business reform issues of relevance to Chartered Accountants, including sustainability, climate change, insolvency, corporate governance, anti-money laundering and corporations law matters. Karen is also a non-executive director on the UN Global Compact Network Australia Board and was recently appointed to the Australian Government’s Nature Finance Council.


Panellist

Emily McKenzie
Technical Director
Taskforce on Nature Related Financial Disclosures

Emily has worked for 20 years integrating nature in policy, finance, economics and decision-making. Most recently, she led the analytical team that produced the independent, global Dasgupta Review on the Economics of Biodiversity, based at HM Treasury in the UK. Emily previously was seconded to the Capitals Coalition Technical Group where she helped develop the Natural Capital Protocol. Emily worked for a decade in the WWF Global Science team, where she helped establish and lead the Natural Capital Project at Stanford University. She also helped design the Environmental Land Management scheme in England – a major national agricultural subsidy reform programme – based at the UK Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Other previous roles include working with the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and the Pacific Islands Applied Geoscience Commission.


Mardi McBrien
Chief of Strategic Affairs and Capacity Building
IFRS Foundation

Mardi McBrien is Chief of Strategic Affairs and Capacity Building at the IFRS Foundation. Prior to the IFRS Foundation, Mardi spent over a decade leading the global ESG standard setter, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board (CDSB). Under Mardi’s leadership CDSB published the first global capital market framework for reporting investor focussed information on climate, environmental and social matters to capital markets. CDSB’s work notably underpins both the TCFD and the TNFD frameworks and became an influential foundational building block in the establishment the International Sustainability Standards Board, where Mardi also played an important leadership role in its establishment.


Mark Gough
CEO
Capitals Coalition

Mark Gough is the CEO of the Capitals Coalition, a global collaboration of business, governments and civil society that is transforming the way that decisions are made by including the value provided by nature and people. Previously, Mark led the Natural Capital Coalition and was on the board of the Social and Human Capital Coalition. He championed and delivered the bringing together of these two communities, creating a unified, systemic, collaborative approach.


Rayne van den Berg FCA
Principal
NatCap+

Rayne has a background in corporate finance and is a globally recognised pioneer in corporate sustainability and natural capital reporting. As a former CFO for Forico, Tasmania’s largest private forest manager, Rayne helped put nature on the balance sheet and to transform corporate decision-making to incorporate the cost of externalities and the value of natural capital. She witnessed the signing of the Global Biodiversity Framework in Montreal and presented the world’s first Integrated TCFD & TNFD Disclosure for Forico at Climate Week at the global launch of the Taskforce for Nature-related Financial Disclosures in September 2023.

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