What the SEC’s New Climate Change Disclosure Rules Mean for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

In a historic ruling last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a new rule that would require publicly listed companies to include certain climate change disclosures in their registration statements and periodic reports. Companies would need to [...]

By |2022-03-31T12:18:43-04:00March 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on What the SEC’s New Climate Change Disclosure Rules Mean for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses

What is a Certified B Corporation?

The business community has seen a shift in recent years. Many companies are using business as a tool for social and environmental change. Businesses are leveraging their work to build healthy, equitable, and regenerative communities. This trend is being [...]

By |2022-07-27T14:48:52-04:00March 17th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Jennifer Cantero, Sustainability|Comments Off on What is a Certified B Corporation?

New Audit Committee Survey Reveals Trends on Risks, ESG Reporting and More

In late January, a survey entitled “Audit Committee Practices Report: Common Threads Across Audit Committees” was published by Deloitte and the Center for Audit Quality, an affiliate of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The survey analyzed 246 [...]

By |2022-06-09T11:36:03-04:00March 11th, 2022|Categories: Audit, Blog, Sustainability|Comments Off on New Audit Committee Survey Reveals Trends on Risks, ESG Reporting and More

Top 5 Reasons Why Sustainability Reporting is Relevant to Every Business

A company’s ability to positively impact social and environmental change has become an increasingly relevant consideration for businesses. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors cover a broad range of issues that touch on everything from company culture and employee [...]

By |2022-03-09T07:00:52-05:00March 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Scott Anderson, Sustainability|1 Comment

Beer and Wine Series: Opportunities in Sustainability

The term “sustainability” encompasses a broad range of non-financial  metrics that  affect a company’s financial condition and performance. Media attention on ESG or environmental, societal, and governance matters has increased public awareness and prompted concerns about how sustainability issues could impact [...]

By |2022-05-23T15:52:37-04:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Jennifer Cantero, Sustainability, Wine & Craft Brew|Comments Off on Beer and Wine Series: Opportunities in Sustainability

Demand Mounts for ESG Attestations

Interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters has grown significantly during the COVID-19 pandemic. And that momentum may continue under the Biden administration. Currently, about 90% of large public companies voluntarily publish so-called “sustainability reports” that communicate performance [...]

By |2022-06-09T11:26:52-04:00October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Audit, Blog, Sustainability|0 Comments

Sensiba San Filippo Awarded CREW’s Community Impact Award

 SSF recognized for their commitment to social, environmental, and corporate governance  Pleasanton, CA, August 19th – Sensiba San Filippo LLP (SSF), a leading Northern California-based accounting and business consulting firm, is honored to be recognized by CREW Silicon Valley with a Community [...]

By |2021-08-19T12:42:51-04:00August 19th, 2021|Categories: Jennifer Cantero, News, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sensiba San Filippo Awarded CREW’s Community Impact Award

“Let’s Put Our Differences Aside” The Importance of Empathy and Combatting Bias

Imagine you’re driving on the freeway. You’re maintaining the speed limit, abiding by all traffic laws, going about your typical morning commute. A flashy red sports car suddenly appears in your rearview mirror, tailgating inches from your bumper. After [...]

By |2022-02-24T10:43:07-05:00March 9th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), John D. Sensiba, Sustainability|Comments Off on “Let’s Put Our Differences Aside” The Importance of Empathy and Combatting Bias

Promote And Report Diversity

Increasing diversity is a key initiative at many companies in 2020. This movement goes beyond social responsibility — it can lead to better-informed decision-making, improved productivity and enhanced value. Congress has also jumped on the diversity-and-inclusion bandwagon: Legislation is [...]

By |2021-11-10T17:12:30-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Blog, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Tax|Comments Off on Promote And Report Diversity

Independent Assurance Inspires Confidence in Sustainability Reports During COVID-19

Sustainability reports explain the impact of an organization’s activities on the economy, environment and society. During the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, stakeholders continue to expect robust, transparent sustainability reports, with a stronger emphasis on the social and economic impacts [...]

By |2022-06-13T10:07:57-04:00May 15th, 2020|Categories: Audit, Blog, COVID-19, Sustainability|Comments Off on Independent Assurance Inspires Confidence in Sustainability Reports During COVID-19
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