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What you need to know on CDP in 2024. Key Changes and things you should know before your submission.

CDP 2024 Key Changes

CDP made significant changes to their disclosure platform in 2024 to, “further streamline reporting for organizations and generate the most comparable, comprehensive, decision useful data.” Key changes include an integrated questionnaire across all environmental topics (Climate, Water, Forests), a new dedicated questionnaire for SME’s, and the rollout of a new online disclosure portal. These changes […]

Green Party Setbacks in EU Elections Raise Concerns Over Green Deal

Green Party Setbacks in EU Elections Raise Concerns Over Green Deal

In times of volatility, Corporate Sustainability Leadership guides legislation and successfully manages internal and external risks. Sustainable profitability, the rule of law, cooperation between enterprises, civil society and governments are the greatest assets to respond to the public concerns for Europe’s future. The recent European Parliament elections have drawn widespread attention, with provisional results indicating […]

Can U.S. Companies Overcome Supply Chain Challenges with New ESG and Climate Standards?

Can U.S. Companies Overcome Supply Chain Challenges with New ESG and Climate Standards

The critical importance of managing hidden risks in global supply chains has become increasingly apparent to businesses, driven by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, geopolitical conflicts, and natural disasters. These vulnerabilities have highlighted the pressing need for greater transparency and control, particularly in links located in emerging markets. Often, this lack of transparency […]

Part 2 of our series: Evaluating the EU’s Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

Part 2 of our series: Evaluating the EU's Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

Is it a Real Green Deal? The European Union’s ambitious Green Deal sets out to reshape the continent’s economy with a focus on sustainable practices and achieving a zero-pollution future. Integral to these efforts is the Chemicals Strategy for Sustainability (CSS), but does it truly support the overarching goals of the Green Deal? A recent […]

Part 1 of our series: The Future of Sustainability in the Chemical Sector

Part 1 of our series The Future of Sustainability in the Chemical Sector

What Sustainability Professionals need to know The chemical sector plays a pivotal role in the global economy, driving innovation and providing essential materials for various industries. However, it also faces significant environmental and social challenges. As sustainability becomes a core priority, companies in the chemical sector across Europe and the UK are increasingly adopting comprehensive […]

The Impact of European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) on non-EU Companies

European Sustainability Reporting Standards

The European Sustainability Reporting Standards (ESRS) are making waves far beyond European borders, significantly influencing the strategies and operations of companies in the US and Canada. While not directly binding, these standards wield substantial influence due to interconnected global markets and evolving stakeholder expectations. How ESRS are reshaping the business landscape across North America?   […]

Three Critical Areas to Enhance Global Sustainability Policies (GRI)

Three Critical Areas to Enhance Global Sustainability Policies

As global sustainability becomes a focal point for businesses and governments, the need for comprehensive and standardized reporting is more critical than ever. The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) has recently introduced a suite of new guidance documents aimed at enhancing sustainability disclosures and informing policy-making. These publications address crucial areas such as double materiality, due […]

How to equip UK C-Suite Leadership and Teams with ESG Expertise

How to equip UK C-Suite Leadership and Teams with ESG Expertise

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) legislation in the UK is an evolving area that reflects the growing concern for sustainable practices within business operations. Upon public demand CSE is preparing for yet another groundbreaking C-suite Sustainability ESG Leadership Training Program this June, this time tailored for the U.K, the EU economy and the Gulf countries, […]

How CS3D affects EU and non-EU corporations?

How CS3D affects EU and non-EU corporations

The CS3D framework is designed for businesses operating in the EU to integrate human rights and environmental considerations into their operations and throughout their entire activity chain. It mandates a risk-based due diligence process to identify, prevent, mitigate, and report adverse impacts. Businesses must also establish effective governance and management systems. Violations can lead to […]

Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) CEO Featured on the Environmental Transformation Podcast!

Nikos Avlonas on The Environmental Transformation Podcast

The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is thrilled to announce that our CEO, Nikos Avlonas, was recently featured on the highly regarded Environmental Transformation Podcast.     In this insightful episode, Nikos dives deep into the ever-evolving landscape of sustainable business practices. He explores key topics that are critical for environmental professionals, sustainability specialists, […]