G&A Institute Announces 2024 Pathfinder Webinar Series

Virtual briefings for corporate managers (Presented by Governance & Accountability Institute)

Navigating the New Regulatory Environment for Corporate Sustainability

Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc. (G&A), a leader in corporate sustainability consulting and research, is pleased to announce its 2024 Pathfinder Webinar Series. Registration is now open here for the first segment of the series to be held on Wednesday, April 24.


Participants will dive into an ocean of knowledge, with the G&A team and guest experts helping to demystify the shifting tides of sustainability reporting and regulatory compliance. This essential series will provide the latest insights, practical strategies, and tactics to address requirements and navigate the rapidly changing landscape of global sustainability disclosure and reporting — not just in the U.S. but also in Europe and globally. 


Each segment of the series is tailored to meet the needs of U.S. corporate executives and managers in areas including finance, accounting, investor relations, public affairs, legal affairs, ERM, and sustainability.


To keep up with additional information about the series, please fill out the form to the right.



2024 Pathfinder Webinar Series

Making Connections: EU Regulations - Impact on US Companies

Divided into three parts, each segment will offer a deep exploration of EU regulations and their significant implications for U.S. companies

  • Making Connections 1: Placing CSRD in the Context of the EU Regulatory Landscape
    Wednesday, April 24th @ 1PM EST (60 min)

    The CSRD is a natural progression of pre-existing EU legislation and a significant step forward for achieving long-term EU sustainability and climate goals. Recognizing this context allows us to better understand the intent behind CSRD and gain useful insight into how the regulatory landscape may continue to evolve. Peter Paul van de Wijs, Chief Policy Officer of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) will be joining this segment of the series and will address the impacts on U.S. companies.

  • Making Connections 2: Cross-Cutting ESRS Reporting Requirements
    Wednesday, May 15th @ 1PM EST  (45 min)
    Examines the specific requirements contained in the ESRS with a particular focus on the cross-cutting, mandatory ESRS 1 General Requirements and ESRS 2 General Disclosures. These general standards are foundational to ESRS reporting, and understanding their intricacies and interconnections will set the stage for successful ESRS implementation
  • Making Connections 3: Topical ESRS & GRI Standards
    Wednesday, May 22nd @ 1PM EST  (45 min)
    Highlights the ten topical ESRS and provides a simple method for breaking down the requirements contained in each. Explores the interconnectivity and usefulness of GRI Standards disclosures, and other common standards, for ESRS implementation.

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The SEC, California & Other Climate Disclosure Rules

Wednesday, June 12th 2024 @ 1pm EST (60 min)

This segment will look at recent and important climate disclosure rules including the SEC’s final climate disclosure rules, California State's climate disclosure rules — such as SB 253, the Climate Corporate Data Accountability Act, SB 261, and AB 1305 — and potential regional regulations from other states such as New York and Illinois. Speakers will guide attendees through the intricacies of these diverse regulations, highlighting their similarities and differences in how they address climate goals, risk management, and offset strategies. Sustainability professionals will gain the knowledge needed to effectively align their strategies with multiple regulatory standards.

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IFRS’ ISSB Reporting Standards

Fall 2024 - To Be Announced 

This segment delves into the IFRS International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) and its emerging standards. We will specifically focus on the global context of IFRS S1 and S2, discussing their implications and future developments in ISSB standards that are pertinent to U.S. companies. Participants will take away critical insights into how these international standards intersect with and influence U.S. reporting practices.

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COSO Controls for Sustainability Information

Fall 2024 - To Be Announced