Podcast: ‘No Regrets’ moves on ESG reporting

As the SEC moves toward final rulemaking on climate disclosures, we discuss what companies can be doing now.

Maura Hodge

Maura Hodge

ESG Audit Leader, KPMG US

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Julie Santoro

Julie Santoro

Partner, Dept. of Professional Practice, ESG, KPMG US

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Podcast overview

Maura Hodge, KPMG IMPACT Audit Leader, joins Professional Practice partner Julie Santoro to discuss our five ‘no regrets’ moves on ESG reporting.


  • Registrants with Exchange Act reporting obligations pursuant to Exchange Act Section 13(a) or Section 15(d), and companies filing a Securities Act or Exchange Act registration statement
  • Includes Foreign Private Issuers

Podcast contents

  • 00:15 – Introduction
  • 01:15 – What companies are doing
  • 01:45 – Factors to consider in deciding next moves
  • 05:00 – No Regrets #1: Understand what your company is doing
  • 06:10 – No Regrets #2: Educate management and the board
  • 07:50 – No Regrets #3: Review by the financial statement disclosure committee
  • 09:55 – No Regrets #4: Assemble a cross-functional task force
  • 12:00 – No Regrets #5: Take the next step on a greenhouse gas inventory
  • 13:40 – Closing remarks