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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 […]

Can MENA catch up to the rising sea level problem?

2020 seems to have boarded the World on a terrifying train. The bewildering stops have compelled people to reflect and explore all possible means in order to still go through it by living the essential moments we are granted on this earth yet not neglect that proactivity at this point is key to being on […]

What investors’ behavior tells us about firms with responsible strategies on environmental and climate issues during CODIV -19 crisis

According to recent research key findings, firms with greater environmental responsibility have better stock returns. It seems that the COVID-19 shock led investors to reward environmental responsibility to a large extent. The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) innovates in sustainability training and consulting and has an ambitious agenda for 2020 to continue supporting Fortune 500 […]

Three Reasons TCFD & SASB reporting on Climate Scenarios is Important

The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) provides market-driven recommendations for voluntary and consistent climate-related financial risk disclosures in mainstream filings.   The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) provides industry specific standards help investors and other market participants assess their portfolios’ exposure to sustainability risks and opportunities.   Climate risk is often material, and […]

Most Common Misconceptions of Corporations towards Sustainability

Last years have verified that within business cycles has come to realization the importance of Sustainability in order for corporations to operate regularly, enhance their credibility and good reputation as well as to reduce any possible risks. Following the adoption of the right legislative frameworks and the European Commission’s legislation and commitments, the foundations for […]

The Hottest Trends on Corporate Sustainability for 2020 and Beyond  

Over the past decade, the terms Sustainability, ESG risks, Climate Change and Corporate Responsibility have become central in discussions between policymakers, company board members, media, consumers and the society in general. While the concept has reached the mainstream, opportunities still exist for implementation, while at the same time new technologies and policies will require from […]

Florida biodiversity suffering from climate change consequences.

Florida’s wildlife is without a doubt impacted by rising sea levels, warmer temperatures on land and in water, and changes in seasonal rainfall patterns and storm events as the climate changes. Species distributions, life cycles, and interactions between predators and preys will shift in response to accelerating climate change. Climate change is also expected to […]

Miami – do you accept the possibility of becoming uninsurable?

Miami is often cited as the city exemplifying how climate change and sea level rise are threatening coastal cities. But are residents and businesses aware of the seriousness of these threats and prepared to accept the possibility their city might become uninsurable? An insurer might at any time increase rates or opt not to insure […]

How can Miami benefit from CSE training?

The Center for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is expanding Sustainability Training and Consulting Services to Miami, Florida. These days, greater Miami is also positioning itself as a global leader in resilience and sustainability, approaching it from all fronts. It is clear that Miami has taken some important steps involving funding, regulations, policy and program implementation […]