Climate neutrality: a common target for states and companies

Climate neutrality is a “must include” in a sustainability communications strategy. It refers to a broader focus on net-zero emissions of all anthropogenic greenhouse gases and it is often described

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Can the US catch-up with EU & Canada and revive their sustainability (ESG) regulations?

Globally, countries are stepping up their game to greater sustainability, mainly climate change, into their financial industries. The plans are most advanced in the European Union and Canada.   In

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Top 10 key issues expected in the New Legislation for Mandatory Disclosure of Sustainability Information (NFRD)

By Nikos Avlonas, President and Founder of CSE   The reformation of EU Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) is one of the priorities to strengthen the foundations for sustainable investment, as

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What does it take to align your business with the Paris Climate Agreement?

By Thomas Weber, CSE North America Coordinator of Consulting Services   For true leaders, it has to begin with the core understanding and recognition of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (ESG) principles.

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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

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How do “green bonds”contribute to sustainable development and could be one of the best solutions for Climate Change?

Nikos Avlonas President and Founder of Center of Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) Not a new film of the popular series, a new type of bond known as “green bonds” are 

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Canada to Lead Sustainability Finance –8 ways to influence sustainable growth

The Bank of Canada’s 2019 Financial System Review lists climate change as one of the main vulnerabilities facing Canada’s economy.  The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate estimates that

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