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CFOs Can Act as “Strategic Partners” in the Sustainability Decision-Making Process, Dave Curran Tells

February 2, 2024

Sustainability & ESG Advisory Practice Co-Chair Dave Curran spoke with about the significant impact CFOs can have on a company’s sustainability efforts. In the article, “CFOs’ Impact on Authentic Sustainability in 2024,” published on February 2, Dave discussed the key role that CFOs can have in expediting sustainability initiatives, noting the importance of aligning an organization’s sustainability and overall business strategies and of making CFOs strategic partners in sustainability decision-making.

“Strategy alignment is key for the effective governance and functioning of an organization,” Dave says. “Connecting sustainability strategy to the organization’s overall business strategy is essential. It is critical that finance teams, which often include risk management and insurance functions, closely partner with legal and compliance teams to address systemic sustainability issues and challenges.”

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