Q: What is the purpose of the group?
A: The purpose of the group is to create a platform for networking, sharing best practices, providing industry knowledge, and discussing real world challenges. We provide a safe forum for members to learn and connect with each other on ESG processes
Q: Who is eligible to participate?
A: This is a members-only, invitation-only professional group. Membership is limited to in-house employees of companies focused on ESG reporting. Academics, auditors, consultants, recruiters, and vendors are not eligible for membership in the group.
Q: What is the cost?
A: There are no fees to join the group, participate in our in-person or virtual events, or receive CPE. Our sponsors provide support for the organization.
Q: How are the events organized?
A: Webinars are held quarterly to discuss a range of industry-related issues. All conversations are off the record and remain confidential among group members. Women in finance and accounting leadership events are hosted throughout the year in various markets. Our Executive Advisors provide guidance on topics.
Q: When are events held?
A: Events are held on a quarterly basis. View upcoming events here.
Q: Why should I join?
A: When you join the ESG Professionals Group you will:
Gain access to our membership directory and other exclusive resources to help you excel in your career
Hear from peers and thought leaders on how they are dealing with current challenges, and learn best practices
Expand your network of ESG reporting professionals
You will also have the opportunity to:
Reconnect with former colleagues and friends
Enhance your LinkedIn profile and professional status
Build your annual CPE credits
Q: What is the role of a sponsor?
A: Organizations will be considered for sponsorship if they have the ability to advance the mission of the ESG Professionals Group, (i.e., membership growth, industry expertise, financial and in-kind support, including hosting meetings and events).
Sponsors are invited to:
Attend and provide expertise at quarterly events
Share marketing materials, white papers, and collateral at quarterly in-person meetings and webinars
Company's logo will be displayed and a link to sponsor website on home page of ESG Professionals Group website
Sponsors are expected to actively promote the ESG Professionals Group to clients in their professional circles.
Sponsors do not have access to the membership directory or the ESG Pro Group forum.