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Podcast: Impact of EU ESG requirements on US companies

11.04.2022 | Duration: 13:32

Listen now to understand how a US company could be in scope of the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive.

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Podcast overview

Determining whether and how a multinational organization is in scope of the CSRD can be complex. In this podcast, KPMG professionals from the US and Germany outline the different CSRD scoping requirements and their impact on multinational US companies.


Companies with listed securities in the EU, some non-EU parents (including US companies) of EU subsidiaries, and non-EU subsidiaries of EU parents that meet the scoping requirements

Relevant Dates

  • 00:20 – Introductions
  • 01:05 – Introducing EU developments and the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD)
  • 02:40 – The CSRD scoping requirements: general and non-EU parent companies
  • 07:00 – The ‘group’ exemption
  • 08:50 – The ‘ultimate non-EU parent’ exemption
  • 09:55 – The ‘equivalency’ exemption
  • 10:50 – Next steps as the European Commission heads toward final legislation
  • 12:30 – Resources available

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