Proposed Federal Acquisition Regulation: Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Climate-Related Financial Risk
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will brief counsel on the requirements related to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) proposed rule requiring major federal contractors (thousands of potentially impacted companies) to publicly disclose greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate-related financial risk and set science-based reduction targets to reduce GHG emissions. The panel will also review best practices for disclosure and reporting compliance considerations.
- Background, definitions, and key components of the FAR proposed requirements
- Significant and major contractors
- Exceptions, exemptions, and waivers under the proposed rule
- Best practices and compliance recommendations
The panel will brief counsel on the requirements related to the FAR proposed rule and will discuss these and other important issues:
- What are the key elements and legal risks of the FAR proposed requirements?
- What are the pertinent exceptions, exemptions, and waivers under the proposed rule that federal contractors need to be aware of?
- What are some practical recommendations that counsel can offer clients in terms of current and future disclosure and reporting obligations?
Ms. Bailey has broad experience representing and providing strategic advice to clients ranging from small businesses to... | Read More
Ms. Bailey has broad experience representing and providing strategic advice to clients ranging from small businesses to large government contractors on a wide variety of issues related to contracting with the federal government. Her practice focuses on bid protests before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Government Accountability Office, contract-related litigation before federal courts, government contract compliance reviews and counseling, and internal investigations.Close
Senior Manager, Industry Specialty Services Group
Mr. Nunn-Faron serves as Senior Manager in BDO’s Industry Specialty Services practice, where he has the... | Read More
Mr. Nunn-Faron serves as Senior Manager in BDO’s Industry Specialty Services practice, where he has the opportunity to apply varied experience in policy development, planning, risk management, and strategy to meet the resilience and sustainability needs of public, nongovernmental, and government contractor agencies throughout the United States. He serves as a key resource for the firm’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Advisory capability development team, where he is able to utilize his background in sustainable development and enterprise risk management to advance the services by which BDO assists its clients in becoming more resilient against and better stewards of the environment and society. Mr. Nunn-Faron’s primary area of focus is in utilizing sustainability reporting principles to assist publicly funded organizations in implementing operational strategies and programming.Close