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M22049 - Sustainability and Finance (Online)

  • 20 Jul 2022
  • 09:15 - 12:30
  • Online Webinar


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09:00
Sessions Time: 0915 - 12:30  including a 15-minute break
Speaker: Dr Roberta Lepre
Venue:   Online Webinar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €40.00
Non-MIA Members: €75.00
Retired Members: €20.00
Students: €30.00

*Group bookings for 3 or more participants available.


Recently, stakeholders have increased the level of scrutiny over private companies when it comes to holding them accountable on their social and environmental impact. In fact, in line with this, EU law requires certain large companies to disclose information on the way they operate and manage social and environmental challenges. This helps investors, civil society organisations, consumers, policy makers and other stakeholders to evaluate the non-financial performance of large companies and encourages these companies to develop a responsible approach to business.

Specific topics to be covered during the session

  • What is Sustainability?
  • The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
  • Corporate Sustainability ROI – Myth or Truth?
  • The different aspects of Sustainability : Social, Environmental and Governance

Why is the session of relevance to our members?

If businesses want to keep thriving, they need to adapt their strategies towards long term success in financial and non-financial terms. They need to identify where they create or destroy value and adapt their strategies accordingly.
Accountants can be a strategic partner for companies’ transition towards a more sustainable future.

Target Audience

Accountants and Auditors, Risk and Compliance Officers, Company Secretaries, Company directors

Speaker's Profile

Graduated Doctor of Laws from the University of Malta in 2003, Roberta has acquired substantial experience in the social sector in Malta, having served on public bodies as well as in the non-profit sector, including the Guardian for Future Generations. Roberta is currently Director at Weave Consulting - engaging the business community to adopt sustainable practices to have a more positive impact on society and the environment and to contribute to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. She is also a founding member and Project Director of SEAM (Social Entrepreneurs Associations Malta), member of the board of VSF Malta, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute of Directors (Malta), as well as forming part of EcoDA’s Task Force on ESG matters. She also manages the newly set up Europe Direct Core Platform. In 2021, she was award the ‘Sustainability Role Model Award’ during HSBC Malta’s Businesswoman Awards.


3 Hours Core


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