The IIA Names Workiva as ESG Alliance Partner
Debuts IIA Alliance Partnership Program; Delivers new ESG content and thought leadership to IIA members
LAKE MARY, Fla., May 25, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) today announced Workiva Inc. as its exclusive ESG Alliance Partner, bolstering The IIA's robust ESG content offerings.
The partnership is the first in The IIA's new Alliance Partnership Program, which pairs The IIA with industry leaders across emerging areas that are impacting the internal audit profession.
"As ESG continues to gain prominence, it's crucial for the internal audit function to understand its central, strategic role in assessing and reporting on sustainability risks and opportunities," said Brad Monterio, The IIA's EVP of Member Competency and Learning. "The Alliance Partnership with Workiva will benefit our members and leverage Workiva's industry-leading ESG expertise to enhance the competency of the internal audit profession, particularly in how they help organizations adopt ESG best practices, comply with forthcoming regulations and standards, and enhance their value as experts."
A timely focus on ESG
New content and learning for members
"We're proud to be The IIA's first alliance partner. As the only technology company uniting ESG and financial reporting with GRC, we know internal auditors play a pivotal role in corporate sustainability," said Ernest Anunciacion, Senior Industry Principal, Workiva. "Internal auditors are stewards of transparency and accountability and possess valuable expertise in risk management, compliance, and assurance. We look forward to working with The IIA to ensure they continue to have a seat at the table as ESG cements its role as a business driver and force for good."
In addition to offering an ESG reporting solution, ESG is fundamental to Workiva's business. In 2022, Workiva became one of four public software-as-a-service companies in the United States to receive a "AAA" rating from MSCI, a leading ESG ratings agency.
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