The Impact of CSRD Sustainable Development Reporting Legislation on European Businesses

The Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), recently adopted by the European Commission, has emerged as a pivotal concern for European businesses. This directive carries significant implications for over 50,000 medium and large companies operating within the European Union. These companies are now mandated to annually disclose data and policies pertaining to sustainable development and environmental, […]

Which ESG-related criteria influence investment decisions?

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria have gained significant importance in influencing investment decisions as investors increasingly recognize the potential impact of non-financial factors on the long-term sustainability and performance of companies.   However, while investment based on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria has gained popularity, the actual amount of assets under management (AUM) […]

Industry Leaders discuss how ESG drives new growth opportunities

  Understanding the value of CSE’s C-suite ESG Leadership training   Always at the forefront of trends, CSE has had a suite of Certified Sustainability ESG Practitioner Programs this year.  One of the most valuable components of this program, specially of the Leadership Version, are the online live zoom sessions, bringing together industry leaders in […]

Key Sustainability Trends Shaping Corporate Decision-Making in 2023

Key Trends Shaping Corporate Decision-Making in 2023

Companies increasingly recognize that integrating sustainability into their strategies and operations can lead to long-term value creation, risk mitigation, and enhanced reputation. The risk of litigation related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters, including sustainability disclosure, continues to increase, which is resulting in companies and investors facing a growing challenge. Addressing ESG risks may […]

ESG reporting requirements in Canada: Why businesses should invest money & effort

The Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB), in collaboration with the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), recently announced the appointment of their next cohort of members. This includes representation from various provinces in Canada, as well as the resource-based sectors. With this development, the Board is now in “decision-making mode,” following the release of the ISSB’s initial […]

How Falling Inflation Empowers Sustainable Operations in Technology, Energy & Utilities, and Financial Services?

How fall of inflation can have several implications for companies' operations regarding sustainability (ESG) in the sectors of Technology, Energy & Utilities, and Financial Services?

In 2023, a combination of higher interest rates, improved supply chain conditions, and stricter credit policies successfully controlled inflation. As of May, the annualized Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate has decreased for 11 consecutive months. The fall of inflation can have several implications for companies’ operations regarding sustainability (ESG) in the sectors of Technology, […]

Part 3 in our series What to Expect from Digital Sustainability ESG Training

What to Expect: Building the Business Case In April 2023, New York City issued a new sustainability plan, “PlaNYC: Getting Sustainability Done”, one that focuses on means as well as ends. Seattle is among the many cities around the world that are adopting the principles of a circular economy. This means that they are emphasizing […]