CCH Learning SEA

Sustainability Reporting and A Deeper Dive into ISSB IFRS S1 and S2


The timely workshop is designed to provide you with a fundamental understanding and practical tools needed to incorporate Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles into your businesses and drive your ESG agenda.

It targets to guide participants in initiating their sustainability reporting journey by helping them define purpose, assess their current state, identify environmental impacts, conduct materiality assessments, align strategies , manage data, and effectively communicate progress to stakeholders.

We will dive into ISSB S1 and S2 and the practical aspects of ISSB S2 reporting.

Programme Outline

Sustainability reporting and navigating a changing reporting landscape

  • Defining sustainability within the wider ESG pillars
  • Current and emerging global and regional ESG reporting regulations and trends

Introduction to Sustainability Reporting

  • Understanding the components of Sustainability Reports
  • Case Study

Getting started on the sustainability reporting journey (Core steps for developing a sustainability report )

  • Current state analysis
  • Strategy alignment
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Materiality assessment
  • Data collection and management
  • Report development
  • Assurance
  • Final report leverage

Deeper dive into S1 and S2

  • Understanding S1 and S2 requirements, including the four pillars, and introduction to GHG protocol (Scope 1, 2 and 3)

Understanding the effects of climate related risk on the preparation on financial statements

  • Recognition, measurement and disclosures

This workshop qualifies for 7.0 CPE hours in Financial and Sustainability Reporting Standards and Pronouncements (Category 1).

What you will learn

  • Understand current and upcoming frameworks shaping the reporting landscape.
  • Be familiar and conversant with the sustainability reporting cycle.
  • Gain insights into International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) S1 and S2
  • Enhance readiness and efficacy in sustainability reporting via ISSB

Target Audience

  • Accountants
  • Auditors
  • Finance Professionals
  • Directors
  • Audit Committee Members
  • Anyone interested in gaining a practical overview of Sustainability Reporting

Expert Speaker

Josette Soh

Josette is a Partner in Sustainability and Climate. She brings more than 16 years of experience in delivering professional services to both local and multinational companies across Southeast Asia and the global landscape. In her current role, she leads the Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) assurance team, which plays a pivotal role in providing an array of services to clients. These services encompass advisory solutions covering narrative reporting, TCFD and climate reporting, integrated reporting, and sustainability reporting.

Josette’s team is actively engaged in providing assurance in accordance with ISAE 3000, a globally recognised standard. This involves a meticulous evaluation of the effectiveness, design, and implementation of controls pertaining to both financial and non-financial data.

Josette's expertise as a corporate trainer has significantly influenced sustainability and accounting training initiatives, reaching a diverse array of stakeholders. Her scope encompasses Singapore-listed corporations, multinational entities, and government-linked firms.

Azra Alibegovic

Azra is highly experienced in project management, consulting and advisory in the areas of sustainability and decarbonization, circular economy, innovation, capacity
building for the private sector, economic analysis, market research and HR organisation optimization.

She was previously based in Central Europe for five years where she served clients in both public and private sector, including public institutions, international donor organisations, financial services, steel and pharmaceuticals sectors. Combining her
strong analytical skills, ability to rapidly analyse and integrate complex information from varied sources with excellent communication skills, she regularly coordinates projects requiring multi-level stakeholder engagement.

Azra is well versed in the application of GRI and TCFD standards in sustainability reporting. Her project experience includes climate and sustainability risk management as well as supply chain
decarbonisation. She holds the GARP Sustainability and Climate Risk (CSR) Certificate.

Sim Liang Wang

Liang Wang started his career in auditing and subsequently moved on to Business Advisory where he provides accounting advisory services to companies in the Southeast Asia region.

His focus lies in matters related to accounting and the convergence from local accounting standards to the International Financial Reporting Standards (“IFRS”). This includes performing detailed gap analysis, providing guidance on implementation of the various IFRSs, and assisting in the formulation of the remediation plan . He also supported companies with financials reporting, group consolidation and reporting.

In his current role, he is actively involved in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) assurance. He provides sustainability assurance for reporting based on the GRI Reporting Standards which cover various ESG indicators including GHG emissions, water, waste and other social indicators.

  • Aug 20
    • Early Bird 15% Discount - Apply Promotional Code: EBF15 $704.14 incl. GST
    • $828.40 incl. GST
    Tue, 9:00 AM - Tue, 5:00 PM Hotel Venue to be Advised
    • Early Bird 15% Discount - Apply Promotional Code: EBF15 $704.14 incl. GST
    • $828.40 incl. GST
    • PD hours: 7

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