【CFA Japan Webinar】Understanding the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and th

When:  Jul 18, 2024 from 06:30 PM to 08:00 PM (JP)
Associated with  CFA Society Japan


 CFA Japan Webinar Announcement】  

Understanding the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS)

Date & Time: Thursday, July 18, 2024, 18:30-20:00 JST
Format: Zoom webinar
Speaker: Ms. Heather Prosser (Managing Director, Head of Sustainability, Sodali & Co Japan)

Fee: CFA Society Japan Member (Regular/Affiliate/Associate/Professional member), CFA Institute Member of other societies: Free
CFA Program Candidate: 2,000yen
Non-member: 3,000yen
PL(SER) Credit: 1.5
Topics: Standards, Ethics and Regulations

(This is a Global Passport accredited event.) 


Heather Prosser, Managing Director and Head of Sustainability Sodali & Co Japan, will present a comprehensive overview of the EU’s new Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) and the European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS). This event is essential for companies needing to understand and comply with these new sustainability reporting requirements. Key topics to be covered will include a level setting on what are CSRD and ESRS as well as a look at Double Materiality. She will also look at this regulatory change from the perspective of its impact on investors.



Heather has over 15 years of impactful experience in the Asia-Pacific financial services and sustainability sectors. Having worked in Tokyo and Hong Kong, she has a strong track record of significant contributions to business development, advisory, strategy, fundraising, and investor relations.


Heather joined Sodali & Co (Morrow Sodali) Japan after playing a crucial role in launching and growing the Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) team at EY Japan from 2015 onwards. She excels in navigating Japanese companies towards ESG risk mitigation, driving sustainable initiatives, and harmonizing environmental responsibility with corporate growth.


Originally from the United States, Heather embarked on her career in venture capital in Silicon Valley, before moving to Japan in 2001. As a committed community leader, her contributions include board member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ), leading the ACCJ Sustainability Committee, and Executive Committee member of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ).


Her philanthropic efforts include board membership for Shine On! Kids, a charity supporting children with long-term illnesses in Japan. Heather's dynamic career spans the media industry, including as a regular guest presenter on NHK's 'Cool Japan' program since 2007.


Heather Prosser has earned the CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing.



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