CFOs: Time To Step Up as Sustainability Leaders

By Hendri Yulius Wijaya, GRI Country Manager for Indonesia

Amid the increased prominence of sustainability in policymaking and legislation, there is a huge opportunity for Chief Finance Officers to take the lead in corporate accountability.

Ørsted Appoints the Next Group CFO


Today, Ørsted’s Board of Directors appointed Daniel Lerup as the next Group Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and member of Ørsted’s Executive Committee as of 8 April 2022. Daniel Lerup is currently Senior Vice President, Head of Commercial and EPC & Operation Finance at Ørsted and has worked for Ørsted since 2009.

The appointment follows the resignation of Group CFO Marianne Wiinholt on 23 December 2021. To find the best possible candidate, the Board of Directors initiated a process to identify Ørsted’s next CFO which included both internal and external candidates.

CFOs: You Need More Than a Plan for ESG Data, You Need a Flywheel

by Kevin O’Connell, ESG Partner and Trust and Transparency Solutions Leader at PwC US and Steve Soter, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Workiva

Workiva Announces CFO Transition

Press Release

AMES, Iowa, February 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Workiva Inc. (NYSE:WK), the company that simplifies complex work, today announced that Stuart Miller will retire as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer after serving in the role for the past seven years. Jill Klindt, Workiva’s Senior Vice President, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer, has been named Chief Financial Officer, effective Feb. 27, 2021. 

Is Remote Work Working?

CFOs are using months of experience with remote work and the uncertainty of COVID-19’s path to plan for a post-pandemic workplace.


At insurance company Aflac, CFO Max Broden says productivity went up initially. “Not having to commute meant people gained some time,” he explains. “We also probably have more water cooler talk in the office than is sometimes necessary from a productivity standpoint, and that went away.”

Sustainable Brands Attracts Global Finance Leaders Exploring Next-Generation Goals & Reporting

New Metrics ‘19 advances the role of business in driving economic transformation
Press Release

November 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The Sustainable Brands® community gathers today in Philadelphia, PA to kick off the 9th annual New Metrics conference. Over 250 global executives, sustainability strategists and finance leaders from companies such as Moody’s, Nasdaq, Bank of the West, IKEA, an

Annettee Luchene, CFO, Describes How Sappi North America Contributes to Global Group Success


Our journey continues

Sappi North America (SNA) takes a holistic stance on prosperity, understanding that a myriad of factors will define our financial success. This means always seeking answers—have we listened to our customers and made decisions in anticipation of their needs and expectations? Are all employees engaged and motivated to lead projects to execute their ideas? Do we understand how our operations impact our local communities and work with them to develop “win-win” strategies?

Learn, Connect, Plan: Career Advice from Booz Allen CFO Lloyd Howell Jr.


In just a few months, college students nationwide will receive their diplomas and look toward entering the workforce. How can they increase their odds of success? Critical thinking skills, patience, respect, and a positive attitude are a must, according to Booz Allen CFO and Treasurer Lloyd Howell Jr. Read even more of his tips below, taken from a presentation at the Business Today 44th International Conference.

Keep learning—about yourself and the world

Far Beyond the Quarterly Call: Research Refutes "Short-Termism"

Strategic Investor Initiative and CEO Investor Forum in Journal of Applied Corporate Finance

CECP’s Strategic Investor Initiative is a collaboration that leverages CECP’s CEO network to fundamentally change the conversation between CEOs, boards of directors, and investors, from a focus on short-term profits to “long-termism”--the creation of multi-year strategies that include financial and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. 


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