Friday, October 6, 2023 at noon EDT

In this Webinar, Jim and Kay Stice will give examples of current ESG disclosures and explain how an introductory accounting course can include the important topic of ESG.

During the webinar, the Stices will explore answers to the following questions.

  • Can a passenger airplane actually fly using sustainable fuel processed from municipal garbage? 
  • What are the plans of big oil companies, such as British Petroleum and Exxon Mobil, to reach ZERO net carbon emissions by the year 2050? 
  • What Social reason caused Walmart to stop selling a certain brand of coconut milk in June 2022? 
  • What fraction of S&P 500 corporations have at least one woman on the board of directors? 
  • Why are tin, tungsten, and gold called “conflict minerals”? 
  • What do you know about the International Sustainability Standards Board, the newly-formed ISSB?

Jim and Kay are the authors of the “Introduction to Financial Accounting” courseware.

Meet the Speakers

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Jim Stice

Jim Stice is an emeritus professor of accounting at Brigham Young University, where he spent his career teaching, conducting research, and serving in administrative roles. He’s won numerous teaching awards, served as a visiting professor at INSEAD, and worked in executive education for companies such as IBM and Ernst & Young. Over his 30-year career, Jim has educated thousands of accounting students and professionals in person and has reached millions of learners online.

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Kay Stice

Kay Stice is an emeritus professor of accounting at Brigham Young University. He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Brigham Young University and a Ph.D. from Cornell University. He’s taught at top universities around the world and won numerous awards, including the Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award at BYU, which is the university’s highest teaching honor. In his 30 years of teaching, Kay has taught thousands of students in person and millions online.