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What do Fortune500 companies and other leading governmental organizations have in common?

They all trust CSE on Sustainability (ESG) Consulting Services to maximize their Impact.   Integrated Sustainability (ESG) consulting services by a global leader Our services are designed to assist our clients to improve their business performance while having an impact, build brand loyalty and innovate through the continuous integration of Sustainability (ESG) principles into their […]

10 Trends that will shape Sustainability in 2021 and beyond

By CSE Research Team The COVID-19 pandemic came in 2020 to reinforce the climate crisis and increase business challenges and risks for investors and C-Suite Executives in several sectors. Let’s take a look at important trends, based on CSE recent research, which cannot be ignored by organizations. Climate risks, ESG factors for investors, non-economic disclosures, […]

How 2020 Covid challenges can become opportunities for 2021 towards a more Sustainable Path

What Sustainability Executives (CSOs) should be aware   By Nikos Avlonas, President and Founder of CSE   As the COVID-19 pandemic ran its course in 2020, sustainability concerns tracked along with it.   Pollution – the dramatic decrease in travel within cities led to tremendous improvements in air quality.  Social media posted picture after picture of clear […]

ESG – Two Steps Back with current administration; Three Steps Forward with Biden

Nikos Avlonas President CSE   Environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations were limited during the current Administration.  Under President Joe Biden, companies active in the US can expect a different emphasis.  ESG criteria are important to: Investors doing due diligence Applicants looking to work at companies with purpose Activists looking for corporate support of their […]

When it comes to financial and sustainability performance dynamic optimization is better than sequential

While U.S. voters are picking a President, there is an increasing global awareness among policy makers, financial leaders and businesses that measures to address climate change, from clean energy research and development to disaster preparedness, represent the best path for recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Industries will be pumped with money, infrastructure revitalized and sustainability […]

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

What to Expect: Building the Business Case   San Francisco is the heart of the tech world.  The city also has some of the most progressive environmental and social mandates in the US.  One would think Silicon Valley corporations would be equally sensitive to sustainability issues.  CSE research shows this is not the case.   […]

Climate change is on top of the US election agenda

Dealing with climate change took a back seat when we came face to face with a new existential threat (COVID-19) but it is now in the forefront once again as Election Day comes closer and closer. Politicians have taken notice of the wave of change, especially among young voters.   Climate change is only going […]

Leading impactful CSR and sustainability initiatives in the post-oil era in the UAE

As the crisis evolves around the world, MENA governments should ensure that their stimulus measures and policy responses are aligned with ambitious climate change and wider environmental protection goals. They should ensure policy coherence and avoid creating unintended environmental consequences that might damage the future resilience and environmental health of societies.   The goal is […]

Actionable CSR insights for corporations in the UAE that shape the new normal

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing massive economic turmoil in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries through simultaneous shocks: drop in domestic and external demand, drop in oil prices, reduction in trade, disruption of production, fall in consumer and investor confidence, and tightening of financial conditions. At the same time sustainability risks, including air pollution, coastal degradation […]

Are sustainability professionals ready to tackle the ripple effects caused by the fires?

Currently multiple fires burning more than three million acres with millions of residents smothered in toxic air causing blackouts and extreme heat waves.   This crisis is an example of something climate experts have long worried about, but which few expected to see so soon: a cascade effect, in which a series of disasters overlap, triggering or […]