American Chamber of Commerce in India
Apex Chamber of U.S. Industry in India
Digital Change: The Role of Finance in Creating Value – 25 August 2021
AMCHAM’s Karnataka Chapter hosted a webinar on ‘Digital Change: The Role of Finance in Creating Value’ on August 25th, in partnership with member company IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). The event featured a conversation with Ms. Liv Watson and Mr. Jeywardhan Semwal focussed on how digital transformation is impacting finance, how finance can leverage digital transformation to its advantage and predictions on how the finance governance landscape would change due to digital transformation. The session touched upon how environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues factor into corporate performance and can no longer be seen as “soft” reputational issues to be handled by public relations but rather a dialogue for executive management. The global experts and speakers for the session Ms. Liv Watson and Mr. Jeywardhan Semwal covered what the impact of impending regulation means for management with new pressures to measure, disclose and improve on ESG-related issues have been coming from multiple vectors and market dynamics driving dynamic shifts.