Sustainability (ESG) Leadership Training Workshop for C-Suite Executives



September 30-October 1, 2019

How to make sustainability a driver for organizational change, risk management, innovation and success.



This program will provide C-Suite Executives with knowledge and strategy insights to drive change and make an impact.

Communication Partners

  • Advance your knowledge as a high-impact leader in a complex geopolitical context
  • Learn how to create a Corporate Sustainability (ESG) Plan and use it for a competitive advantage in a global environment
  • Apply a step-by-step methodology to embed sustainability and drive organizational change
  • Learn about international legislation, future trends and how to become a Sustainable Brand
  • Learn how to attract Talent to make Sustainability Functional


The Unique Value of the Workshop

  • Improve ESG ratings and access to Socially Responsible Investors

  • Get a customized review on Sustainability of your sector

  • Learn more on Sustainability Strategies to gain a competitive advantage via our long-term global experience with FT500

  • Develop your networks with leaders from across all sectors

  • Become a Certified Sustainability Leader
    Our global accreditations:

Participant Testimonies

“Consolidated overview of all the concepts, ratings, reporting, GRI standards etc in the field of sustainability”

D.Cantello, VP Sustainability, The Hartford.

“ It was exactly what I was hoping for content, exercises and network opportunities”

L.Peterson, Sustainability Champion of NASA, JOHNSON SPACE CENTRE

Workshop Agenda

  • Sustainability (ESG) as a tool for innovation and effectiveness
  • Useful tools and concepts to make the business case of sustainability (ESG)
  • Best practices
  • Circular Economy
  • Millennials and Sustainability
  • Attract and sustain talent to make sustainability functional
  • Investors perspectives and trends on ESG impacts
  • A step-by-step methodology for sustainability (ESG) integration applied successfully to over 100 companies
  • How to improve engagement
  • How to set scorecards and measure your progress
  • Exercise
  • Materiality Assessment and Effective Stakeholder Engagement: How to Best Utilize Manpower and Resources
  • Correlation between Sustainability (ESG) and Financial Performance: The Return on Sustainability (RoS) Framework
  • Most Important Sustainability focus areas per Business Sector
  • Global legislation and how it affects Existing Business Models
  • Exercise
  • Sustainability (ESG) Ratings: How to Read Them and How to Use Them
  • The Risk of Sustainability (ESG) Investment and How it Affects your Company
  • Maximizing Transparency and Credibility: Sustainability Reporting and Assurance
  • Examples of Sustainability Reports and how they can be used to increase credibility and transparency
  • Geo-political Sustainability (ESG) Aspects
  • Green Communication and Branding differentiation
  • Avoiding Greenwashing
  • Analyzing Sustainability (ESG) Strategies (Videos)
  • Videos and examples
  • Artificial Intelligence and Block Chain: How to Lead your Company into the Future
  • Upcoming trends
  • Final Assignment (Optional)

See the program’s brochure

This program is exclusive for C-Suite Executives, including:


  • CEOs
  • Managing Directors
  • Βοard Members
  • VPs of Sustainability
  • Vice President of Health Safety, Environment
  • CFOs
  • COO (Chief Operation Officer)
  • CCO (Chief Communication Officer)

Workshop Leader

Nikos Avlonas is a recognized leader who has received multiple awards in Corporate Sustainability and Social Entrepreneurship. Nikos is founder and President of the Centre for Sustainability & Excellence (CSE) a global Sustainability Strategic advisory and Training firm with activities in North America, Europe, MENA and Asia. Nikos has been awarded in 2018 by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the largest foundation in US, as Practitioner of the Year and in 2017 as “CSR Professional of the Year” by PR News for setting new standards of excellence. He was also recognized in 2010 as one of the “Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior” by Trust Across America.

Interview by FORBES

Think sustainability reporting is time consuming and expensive? Research finds improved financial performance for those corporations which put in the effort.

CSE founder and president Nikos Avlonas was recently interviewed by Forbes.  The interview focused on CSE’s 2017 research, Sustainability Reporting Trends in North America 2017.  The research provides surprising insights on sustainability reporting and profitability for companies in the United States and Canada…


Date: September 30-October 1, 2019
Location: Beacon Hotel, 2130 Broadway at 75th Street, New York 10023
Trainer:  Leader and Trainer Nikos Avlonas (see bio)
Fee:  $2,750 * (Highly  Exclusive Dinner included)

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