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How Accountants are going to save the World

CPD workshops from the Association of International Accountants (AIA)

Dr Peter Ellington and Andrea Finegan, from the Association of International Accountants (AIA), are running a sustainability workshop series, which will consist of three 1-hour CPD workshops. The topics of the workshops are:

(1) An Introduction to sustainability, what does this mean for Accountants?

(2) Climate change – Net zero and Carbon Accounting.

(3) Why ESG values are integral to future economic sustainability.

The overall title of the series is: How Accountants are going to save the World. The AIA has 10,000 members worldwide.

Dr Peter Ellington

Peter is the founder and CEO of Triple Bottom Line Accounting (TBLA), a rapidly growing accountancy practice that supports SMEs with Compliance and Advisory solutions.

He is an Associate Professor in Accounting at the University of East Anglia, where he teaches Accounting for Sustainability on the MBA programme. He recently completed a Doctorate in Education, which criticises the state of accounting education, arguing that it needs to develop to include the increasing needs of the environment and society.

Peter is focused on the latest developments in Accounting for Sustainability and is a thought leader on how accountancy develops to address the climate crisis.

Andrea Finegan

Andrea has a number of non-executive roles, including Chair of the Greencoat Capital valuation committee, Non-Executive Director of Pantheon Infrastructure PLC from IPO, a FTSE listed Investment Trust and consultant to Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income Fund, a FTSE 250 Investment Trust.

Andrea is a fellow of the Institute of Directors. She has spent 30 years in investment banking and investment management for European financial institutions. She is a visiting fellow at the University of East Anglia, where she teaches Sustainable Finance on the Executive MBA programme.

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