We continue our ESG industry insights series with technology, media, and telecoms, sharing industry trends and areas of focus.
With ESG top of mind for many companies, we’re continuing our new podcast series looking at how the current and future reporting landscape may impact individual industries. This week, guest host Casey Herman, PwC’s US ESG leader, was joined by Rich Goode and Robert Moline from PwC’s ESG practice to discuss the strategy and reporting challenges that technology companies face.
In this episode, our guests discuss:
  • 2:20 - The current state of ESG reporting in the technology industry
  • 7:16 - An overview of the SEC’s climate proposal requirements that will impact technology companies
  • 16:49 - Effective data collection for meeting the disclosure requirements
  • 26:55 - Observations from the industry’s response letters to the SEC’s climate proposal
  • 30:09 - The challenges technology companies may face in meeting the proposed emissions disclosure requirements
  • 39:41 - Advice and recommendations for technology companies to proactively ready their reporting processes

Listen to our previous podcast that provides insights into the ESG disclosures that matter to investors. Also refer to the text or audio version of our In the loop, The SEC wants me to disclose what?
About our guests
Robert Moline is a PwC Partner in our technology, media and telecommunications consulting group. Robert focuses on the transformation of global technology industry clients with a focus on sustainability and climate driven change.
Rich Goode is a principal in PwC's ESG practice where he assists clients in the technology, media, and telecommunications sectors navigate key environmental, social, and governance issues. Leveraging 30 years of experience, Rich also currently serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at Harvard University.
About our host
Casey Herman is PwC’s US ESG Leader. Casey has over 35 years of experience leading and working on the audits of many significant, complex clients and is a member of the Edison Electric Institute's Wall Street Advisory Group, the Electric Power Research Institutes Advisory Council, and the NYU Stern Business School Center for Sustainable Business Advisory Council.
Transcripts available upon request for individuals who may need a disability-related accommodation. Please send requests to us_podcast@pwc.com.
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