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The Risk of Net-zero Emissions Commitments

Online Exclusives ​Logan Wamsley Feb 23, 2022

With public sector entities striving to meet ambitious climate-related goals, internal auditors must assess the implications for the organization and those impacted by these initiatives.

In the past year, the Biden administration has set some ambitious goals for the U.S. federal government to reach net-zero emissions. To achieve them, governments and organizations within their purview will need to address far-reaching financial and reputational risks, including a host of variables that may be beyond their control. Internal auditors can help ensure their organization is reporting on its climate-related progress and the risks involved.

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​Logan Wamsley

Logan Wamsley is associate manager, Content Development at The IIA.

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