BRITEside Chat

BRITEside Chat with Deloitte’s ESG & Sustainability Leaders
An especially relevant BRITEside Chat with Deloitte's ESG & Sustainability reporting experts

Workshop: Understanding ESG & Sustainability Reporting 1010

When: November 17th, 2022 at 12:00pm

Where: Virtual Zoom – Reserve a Spot

What to Expect: As a founder, startup, business owner, and growing organization – you are dedicated to making an impact and we want to support you on that journey. Register for this event on Eventbrite to learn how to assemble an efficient and effective Sustainability Report and understand how to leverage transparent reporting to display your value to stakeholders.

Guest Speakers: John Dispenziere, Audit & Assurance Senior Manager and Bill Fisher, Tax Managing Director

About: John Dispenziere, Audit & Assurance Senior Manager, Deloitte & Touche LLP – Morristown, NJ

John has 10 years of public accounting experience in providing auditing, attest and advisory services within the Energy, Renewables & Industrial (ER&I) Industry. John has served a wide range of clients, from large public entities to private companies, including those which are private equity backed.

John is one of the Deloitte’s Greater Tri-State ESG Committee Leaders, the Chief of Staff of the Deloitte IP&C Industry ESG Champions Network, the founder of Deloitte’s Greater Tri-State ESG Manager Development Program, he is an accounting industry ESG published author and an advocate for innovating new ways to implement ESG into a Company’s Financial Reporting Framework.

About: Bill Fisher, Managing Director in Tax, Deloitte & Touche LLP – Richmond

Bill has 9 years of experience with Deloitte providing Tax services and advice within the Energy, Renewables & Industrial (ER&I) Industry. Bill is also a Leader in Deloitte ESG Champions Network. Through Bill’s experience with ESG, Bill helps Companies plan for or leverage their existing operations to benefit from the clean energy credits and incentives that are related to the Inflation Reduction Act. Bill specializes in the IRA’s Production Tax Credits, Investment Tax Credits and the Clean Electricity Production Credits.

In other areas of Federal tax credits, Bill advises clients regarding tax issues related to tax equity transaction structuring, due diligence and financial modeling with a focus on Production Tax Credits and Investment Tax Credits for renewable energy projects. Bill also advises clients how to leverage their ESG efforts and the Inflation Reduction Act to benefit from potential tax credits.

About BRITEside Chat: As a hub for energy entrepreneurs, BRITE brings together a variety of stakeholders to advance energy technologies and support startups in the region. The monthly BRITEside Chat series is speaker-driven networking event for entrepreneurs to learn and connect. Each BRITEside Chat features a notable innovator with expertise to share with our community. After brief networking, the speaker shares their insight and engages with attendees. The event is offered to BRITE members.


Oct 26 2022


8:00 am - 6:00 pm