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How can SASB guidelines contribute to a global Sustainability Standard?

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has experienced tremendous growth since its founding just over a decade ago.     Over half of the S&P Global 1200 are now using SASB standards within their reporting frameworks – signaling massive adoption on a grand scale. From 2019-2020, SASB reports grew 375% and another 215% from 2020-2021. […]

CSE at the United Nations headquarters in NYC

CSE’s President Nikos Avlonas participated as speaker at the 5th Annual United in Sustainability Summit, which took place on November 14th 2022 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where several Credit Unions were present.     Nikos spoke at a panel of experts where he presented the key findings from CSE’s new Annual […]

UN’s new assessment calls for Europe to tackle its environmental challenges

“Europe’s Environment – The Seventh Pan-European Environmental Assessment” presents the progress made in environmental protection, but also reveals the shortcomings of our efforts to protect the environment and people of the pan-European region.     Just over 10 years ago, at the Seventh Environment for Europe Conference, the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS), began being […]

Energy Crisis: Understanding its impact on the ESG Agenda

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The repercussions of energy insecurity are posing a major threat to the ESG agenda. Emissions reduction targets were already proving challenging, as global CO2 emissions peaked in 2021. Now, stakeholders are attempting to strike a balance between their ESG goals and the need for energy security.     Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not only […]

Part 1: What to Expect from a Digital Sustainability ESG Training

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What to Expect from an Action Plan  You’ve devoted time to take a three-day Digital Sustainability ESG Training. You understand the value of a deeper understanding of Corporate Responsibility, but what exactly will the training provide?   The added value of the action plan  The majority of CSE practitioners say the most valuable component is the […]

Don’t Greenwash Your Net-Zero Plan!

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Nearly half of U.S. states and a growing number of businesses have a net-zero goal. Is your organization taking this seriously or just talking about it? Are you making progress?   The first step any organization should take is to develop its baseline emissions. Use a reputable standard for your accounting framework to ensure consistency. […]

The ESG knowledge gap on executives and boards education

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ESG is the dominating trend in the marketplace the last few years. However, a knowledge gap on executives and boards still exists, leaving the industries unable to adapt to current demands.   The mounting pressure on companies to incorporate ESG practices is never ending, with existing and new regulatory requirements pushing business leaders to rethink […]

How Will Canada Achieve a Net-Zero Aviation Sector?

The sky is the limit for Canada’s government, aiming high to achieve net-zero emissions!   Air transit is vital in connecting Canadians to each other, along with the rest of the world. It also remains an integral part of domestic and international trade that foster’s Canada’s economic growth. However, with the climate crisis’ “point of […]

CSE Executive Sustainability ESG Training: CSE on Its Way to Change the Planet

CSE is proud to announce that its Advanced Certified Sustainability (ESG) Practitioner Program, Digital Edition (2022) which took place in September 2022, was again sold out, with C-suite, SVPs, VPs, senior directors and managers in field of Sustainability ESG trusting it for their professional education.      CSE was set to innovate leadership and create a global […]

Why EU urges the fashion and textile industry to become sustainable

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As we move deeper into the age of the Anthropocene, production and consumption of textiles is increasing, and a shift to a circular economy is necessary.The European Commission has proposed the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles.     Textiles are all around you. From the clothes you wear, to the furniture you sit […]