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Forensic and Valuation Services (FVS)

Jan 19, 2023

Host:  Josh Shilts, CPA/ABV/CFF/CGMA, ASA, CFE. Shilts CPA, PLLC

Guest: Nene Gianfala, CPA/ABV, CEIV, ASA-BV/IA, Chaffe & Associates, Inc.

Josh’s conversation with Nene confirms that ESG is not a fad that is going away. This episode will provide you with takeaways that business valuation practitioners need to know including potential increased risks for subject companies.

  • What is ESG and how does it impact a business’ value
  • How will newly required ESG disclosures trickle down and impact private companies
  • Incorporation of ESG into your business valuation practice  
  • Why it is critical to consider ESG during your due diligence

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AICPA’s Fundamentals of ESG Certificate (CPE self-study, 9 credits)

Additional articles on the AICPA website include:

Resources available as part of FVS Section membership

Emerging ESG Regulations

Other resources 

This podcast episode is part of the extensive resource library available from the AICPA’s Forensic and Valuation Services Section, the premier provider of guidance, tools, and advocacy for professionals who specialize in providing forensics, valuation, litigation, and fraud services.  If you’re not already a member, visit us online and consider joining this active community of your FVS peers. You’ll get free CPE and access to rich technical content.

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