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Wednesday, February 28, 2024 Live Webcast

The CPA's Role in ESG Reporting (E2402144)

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EST

Registration: 12:00 PM EST



1.5 CPE Credits in AA
This event is part of MembershipLearn more


Environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting is an expanding field for U.S. companies, driven by current and upcoming regulatory reporting requirements. CPAs play a key role in helping companies perform ESG reporting, including the emerging ESG assurance service.


CPAs and accountants in public, private, government and academia


  • Learn about the current state of ESG reporting for U.S. companies.
  • Understand emerging ESG assurance services and the CPA’s role.


  • Overview of current and upcoming ESG reporting requirements
  • Considerations for companies as they prepare for ESG reporting
  • ESG assurance and the CPA’s role








R. Charles Waring

R. Charles Waring

Partner, National Lead ESG Reporting

EisnerAmper LLP

Charles Waring is the leader of the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance Services (“ESG”) practice and a Partner in the Assurance and Technology Control Services practice within the Audit Group. He has extensive experience as an audit professional specializing in internal controls, IT risk management, regulatory compliance, and Third-Party Assurance / SOC reports. Charles provides ESG reporting services including SEC readiness, Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions reporting, and Carbon Accounting. He focuses on compliance and controls within organizations across multiple industries and sizes, and has experience relating to supporting external audits, delivering internal audits, assessing compliance functions, and performing risk assessments of consumer protection financial laws. He also has experience delivering regulatory compliance internal audits in accordance with CFPB exam requirements for financial services companies. In addition, Charles has a broad range of expertise in external and internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley 404, SOC 1, regulatory compliance, and consulting. He has focused on reviews of business process and application controls, IT general controls, trading and operations, and asset management regulatory compliance. Charles has worked extensively with loan servicers, banks, insurance companies, and broker-dealers. He has experience working with companies across various industries that were undergoing carve-outs, IPO readiness or other significant transactions. Prior to joining the firm, Charles was an Internal Audit Director at a Big 4 Accounting firm where he spent the last 13 years of his career in their Risk Assurance practice. This enabled him to develop a broad and deep knowledge of the spectrum of financial services companies and their associated products, risks, and controls. Charles has been a panel speaker and presenter for the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, where he is an active member, and a past “40 Under 40” Members to Watch recognizing up-and-coming young leaders. Charles is a member of The Union League of Philadelphia.


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$88.00 - Nonmember

* This event is part of Membership+, an exclusive benefit of NJCPA membership.

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