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Increase in inflation: Key Investment Trends to blow the surge in 2022

The Labor Department reported a historical high inflation in the U.S., with the growth in Seattle even higher. The Consumer Price Index, which measures the average change in prices for consumer goods and services over time, increased 7% across the U.S – the largest increase since 1981. In Seattle, prices climbed even faster, according to […]

Inflation rises: Can responsible investing beat the surge?

Annual inflation rate in the US accelerated to 6.8% in November of 2021, the highest since June of 1982. Consumer prices were up 6.8 percent from the previous year in November, according to newly released data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index. It’s the biggest jump in nearly 40 years, with the […]

The Emergence of Social Bonds as the new trend due to COVID-19

From CSE Consulting team   Due to COVID-19 pandemic, there seems to be a growing interest from investors in sustainable finance and especially in social considerations. Economy disruption, unemployment and strained health care systems have increased the importance of social risks that could challenge future investments.   According to the International Capital Market Association (ICMA), […]

Sustainability in Biden’s First 100 Days

From CSE Consulting team   Not much can be done in 100 days, unless those days land in the middle of a crisis. The Biden Administration faces social challenges more visible than ever before. Your organization must be ready for the old concerns rising to new levels.   Forced Labor   PPEs (physical protection equipment) […]

5 upcoming Sustainability trends that business leaders should be aware of

From CSE Consulting team   U.S. President Joe Biden and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau recently made a new agreement to work together in order to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, promoting a cleaner trade relationship between the two countries. Sustainability is increasingly shaped by climate change-mitigation policies with a goal of achieving net-zero emissions, […]

ESG Ratings – Why all the confusion?

From CSE Consulting team   Sustainable investments in the first half of 2020 amounted to $20.9 billion dollars in the US, compared to $21.4 billion throughout 2019. Investors rely on ESG reports and ratings to evaluate a company’s performance compared to peers. As interest grows globally, different environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria and ratings […]

CSE Research explores why ESG practices bring improved financial results

What Do Companies With Improved Financial Results Have in Common in Terms of ESG Practices and Frameworks? CSE Research explores why ‘doing business as usual’ is no longer a valid option and the shift to doing business in a sustainable way’ is the only way to secure companies’ trust and financing.   CHICAGO,  3BL Media […]

CSE Research on why ESG practices bring improved financial results

What Do Companies With Improved Financial Results Have in Common in Terms of ESG Practices and Frameworks? CSE Research explores why ‘doing business as usual’ is no longer a valid option and the shift to doing business in a sustainable way’ is the only way to secure companies’ trust and financing. CHICAGO,  3BL Media Press […]

How will Green Deal affect corporations in EU?

Nikos Avlonas, President of Center Sustainability & Excellence–CSE What concerns do organizations raise about Sustainable Development and how the new EU strategy for 2030 (Green Deal) will affect them in the near future. Why do consumers and investors keep setting the standards higher when it comes to Sustainable Development? According to Ursula von der Leyen, […]