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Economic and Social Inequalities
CPE Self-study

Economic and Social Inequalities

Understand the causes and consequences of inequalities and the risk to your business’s reputation, which can affect your bottom line.

$49 - $59
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NASBA Field of Study

Business Management and Organization



CPE Credits



Samantha Griffiths


1 year

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 Business & partner 
Product Details

The impact of inequality

Mind the inequality gap

Learn the importance of assessing your own position relative to the debate regarding inequality.

Understand how your business might contribute to increasing inequalities considering your business model, market position, values, and attitudes toward risk taking.

Explore contributions you can make to address the inequality gap.

Re-assess stakeholder relationships

Reconsider relationships with stakeholders who may be confronting, challenging, or resisting a range of inequalities — including social movements, trade unions, grassroots groups, nongovernmental organizations, and the general public.

Look for solutions

Through up-to-date research and examples, learn how to be part of the solution to economic and social inequalities.

Discover questions to consider for future conversations to help explore new direction for your business.

This course provides 1.5 hours of CPE credit in the Business, Management and Organization field of study.

Who Will Benefit
  • CFOs, controllers, and VPs of finance
  • Risk management professionals
  • CPA business advisors
Key Topics
  • Types of inequality
  • Benefits, risks, and impact on reputation
  • Causes and consequences of inequalities
Learning Outcomes
  • Recognize the economic and social inequality landscape.
  • Identify the impact that economic and social inequalities have on business.
  • Recall important topics and conversations to be discussed regarding the potential impact of economic and social inequalities on your business.
Credit Info
CPE Credits
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
This is a digital product. With full paid access the content will be available to you for 1 year after purchase date.
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Samantha Griffiths
BSc (Hons), MBA, FCCA
Samantha specializes in the narrative reporting landscape, with emphasis on integrated reporting and developing and communicating board effectiveness. She started her career in a large international bank and transitioned to a role in the Treasury for a large multinational engineering business before working for several years at the London Stock Exchange. This was followed by an extensive consulting and training career, working alongside boards and senior management teams at many high-profile organizations. Over the years, Samantha has worked with boards and their corporate advisors to review hundreds of annual reports and corporate communications. The focus of her work has been on developing and articulating the value proposition of organizations to their various stakeholders. Consulting assignments have included investor outreach programs, perception studies, board evaluations, annual report development, key message development, best practice benchmarking, and board effectiveness training. She has led the development of internationally award-winning annual reports and governance practices. Her work has also involved her working alongside organizations involved in the Financial Reporting Council's financial reporting lab business model initiative. Samantha's practical experience is complemented by her academic links to a variety of UK institutions. She frequently delivers lectures, seminars, and master classes on topics including strategy, governance, risk, and ethics. Samantha is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has an executive MBA from Manchester Business School. She is currently executive director of Sagenius Limited, a niche advisory firm.

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