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Why ESG training goes beyond simply doing the right thing?

An excellent ESG performance is based on a deep understanding of what ESG constitutes. Instilling a common language and understanding is crucial to integrate sustainability in all aspects of corporate and institutional functions.    However, knowledge gaps and lack of clarity around core sustainability issues are still the main challenges for most organizations. This is […]

How can SASB guidelines contribute to a global Sustainability Standard?

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) has experienced tremendous growth since its founding just over a decade ago.     Over half of the S&P Global 1200 are now using SASB standards within their reporting frameworks – signaling massive adoption on a grand scale. From 2019-2020, SASB reports grew 375% and another 215% from 2020-2021. […]

CSE at the United Nations headquarters in NYC

CSE’s President Nikos Avlonas participated as speaker at the 5th Annual United in Sustainability Summit, which took place on November 14th 2022 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, where several Credit Unions were present.     Nikos spoke at a panel of experts where he presented the key findings from CSE’s new Annual […]

UN’s new assessment calls for Europe to tackle its environmental challenges

“Europe’s Environment – The Seventh Pan-European Environmental Assessment” presents the progress made in environmental protection, but also reveals the shortcomings of our efforts to protect the environment and people of the pan-European region.     Just over 10 years ago, at the Seventh Environment for Europe Conference, the Shared Environmental Information System (SEIS), began being […]

Energy Crisis: Understanding its impact on the ESG Agenda

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The repercussions of energy insecurity are posing a major threat to the ESG agenda. Emissions reduction targets were already proving challenging, as global CO2 emissions peaked in 2021. Now, stakeholders are attempting to strike a balance between their ESG goals and the need for energy security.     Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has not only […]

The ESG knowledge gap on executives and boards education

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ESG is the dominating trend in the marketplace the last few years. However, a knowledge gap on executives and boards still exists, leaving the industries unable to adapt to current demands.   The mounting pressure on companies to incorporate ESG practices is never ending, with existing and new regulatory requirements pushing business leaders to rethink […]

CSE Executive Sustainability ESG Training: CSE on Its Way to Change the Planet

CSE is proud to announce that its Advanced Certified Sustainability (ESG) Practitioner Program, Digital Edition (2022) which took place in September 2022, was again sold out, with C-suite, SVPs, VPs, senior directors and managers in field of Sustainability ESG trusting it for their professional education.      CSE was set to innovate leadership and create a global […]

Why EU urges the fashion and textile industry to become sustainable

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As we move deeper into the age of the Anthropocene, production and consumption of textiles is increasing, and a shift to a circular economy is necessary.The European Commission has proposed the EU Strategy for Sustainable and Circular Textiles.     Textiles are all around you. From the clothes you wear, to the furniture you sit […]

Canada’s investment in circular economy

In their ambitious pursuit of more sustainable economic practices, Canada has invested and focused an increased effort into the adoption of a more circular economy.     Circular economic business models keep products and materials in use for as long as possible to achieve optimum value. Canada’s reputation for their innovation of clean technologies is […]

Why Canadian Workforce Needs to Embrace Upskilling

With Canada’s commitment to transition to net-zero comes change. This ambitious target will have overarching effects over the entirety of the country, one of the biggest being the job market.   Furthermore, it is expected that approximately 15% of Canada’s labor force will be disrupted, and many are already feeling the effects of the transition. […]