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October 26, 2023 | 4:30-7:00 pm

Location:  EisnerAmper, 733 Third Avenue, NYC

The Basic of Corporate ESG Implementation - A Moderated Panel Discussion


In Person and Webcast

Please Join us at out Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Panel Discussion and learn from leading subject matter experts int he accounting, finance, software and advisory industries. Sponsored by the Accountants Club of America (ACA) in conjunction with the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) and the Sustainability Investment Leadership Council (SILC), this session is for anyone wishing to become more familiar with the basics of corporate ESG implementation.

Conference Highlights

Gain an understanding of the scope and impact ESG is having on corporations globally and what to expect in the future.

ESG examined from the accounting and advisory perspective, with input from experts in financing, platform hosting and the end-user implementation point of view.

Introductory remarks by Michael Cohn, editor, AccountingToday.com

Enjoy beer, wine and appetizers at the ESG networking reception immediately following the panel discussion.

Why Attend

This session will help attendees at introductory ESG levels develop an understanding of best practices and enable them to participate in implementation discussion with in their firms, and with their clients. 

Learning Outcomes

Grasp the scope of a corporate ESG implementation including the timing, and resources required to plan and execute.

Discern the progression of steps leading to an ESG implementation including costs, human capital, overcoming objections, financing options, software and available hosting platforms, strategic end-user requirements.


1.5 CPE in Business Management & Organization (in-person only and you must bring your CPA license number to qualify for CPE and ID for admittance.

In-person: Members* - $20 | Non-members $35

Zoom:  Members* - Free | Non-members $15*

*Members of ACA, SILC and the NYSSCPA receive a registration discount

Secure your seat and register today!


Group Live; Basic; No advanced preparations or prerequisites needed. 
Eisner Advisory Group LLC is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.  
NASBA Sponsor Registry ID: 108139. 

How to Create a Magnetic People-First Culture

Wednesday, September 20, 2023   9:00-10:00 am


Join the Accountants Club of America as we present one of the accounting industry’s visionary leaders, Joey Havens, on a compelling topic of interest to us all.

The former Executive Partner of HORNE LLP, Joey Havens, enjoys a well-earned reputation within the accounting industry and beyond for his revolutionary and passionate thinking about leadership. His ideas for leaders, including Learn – Unlearn – Relearn were well ahead of their time but are now part of virtually every firm’s leadership playbook. Joey’s straight talk, featuring provocative ideas along with a call to action, will include his thoughts on changing your mindset for future success, embracing the abundance of new opportunities, understanding the power of resiliency and a strong sense of belonging…and much more.
His best-selling book, Leading with Significance, is a roadmap for both leaders and team members to follow as they set their firms’ course towards a people-first culture. Joey breaks through the limiting barriers of common culture theory and shows, with great transparency, the real human emotions that elevate a culture to one that is genuine, enduring, and magnetic. Joey shares insights, failures, low points, lessons learned, and growth from his experience helping lead the successful transformation of HORNE LLP's “good culture” to a magnetic, people-first culture.
Register today for what is sure to be a most entertaining, thoughtful, and educational presentations!

Special Added Benefit: everyone registering will be able to download a free copy of Joey’s e-book, The ABC’s to Outstanding. Look for a QR code when your Confirmation arrives by email.

Joey is HORNE LLP’s partner for strategic growth. He previously served as executive partner from 2012 to 2021, leading more than 1,800 team members to build the Wise Firm© while passionately living out his life’s calling to help others see and reach their full potential. Prior to being named executive partner in 2012, Joey served HORNE as the managing partner of both healthcare services, and government services.

Please Join Us!

The Multi-National Business of  Professional Soccer

Thursday, August 10, 2023 - 9:00-10:00 am EDT

The most popular sport in the world, soccer has a firm grip on the imagination of tens of millions of people. At the professional level soccer is not only a beloved sport it is a global business of enormous size and scope. Revenues from broadcast rights, tickets sales, merchandise, and sponsorships are at all-time highs – as are player salaries, transfer fees and all the other costs associated with this global enterprise. Brad Sims, as CEO of New York City Football Club, has first-hand knowledge of the phenomenon of professional soccer. His insights and ability to tell an amazing story of challenge and success will be of interest and value to us all.
Accountants Club of America Members – FREE
Non-members - $10.00

Brad Sims joined NYCFC as Chief Executive Officer in January 2019 ahead of the 2019 MLS season and is responsible for all aspects of the organization.
Sims joined the Club after six years with the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers where he served as Executive Vice President of Franchise Operations & Chief Revenue Officer.  He spent four years at the NBA League Office in New York City serving as Vice President of Team Business Development, Team Marketing & Business Operations.  Known for his creativity, Sims has 22 years of sports industry experience and is a 2015 Sports Business Journal 40 Under 40 honoree, as well as a Leaders Global Under 40 Award Winner.
Sims has been an avid soccer fan from a young age and was part of the 69,000 strong crowd at the Rose Bowl during the opening weekend of Major League Soccer’s inaugural season in 1996. He has been following the League’s growth as well and international soccer ever since.

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