Maura Hodge is an audit partner in the Boston office of KPMG in the U.S. who focuses on enabling understanding and dialogue between finance, accounting, and ESG professionals with a view to more reliable and transparent reporting. In 2010, Maura supported the creation of the KPMG Sustainability Services practice in the U.S. In that role, she developed the U.S. firm’s approach to sustainability assurance and has led some of their largest ESG engagements, which include assurance of use of proceeds of green bonds, social impact of private equity funds, standalone greenhouse gas emissions reports, and full corporate responsibility reports.

In addition, Maura serves as the KPMG liaison to the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and regularly contributes to the KPMG views on ESG reporting and assurance through the AICPA Sustainability Task Force and other international reporting bodies focused on better business reporting.