Are Fossil Fuels Ancient History?

Finally, corporations are waking up to the need for a Solar Age.  Or so it seems if one reads the media hype.  With Green Bonds and Social Bonds, companies are

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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

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Will your COVID-19 recovery plan include sustainability?

By Nikos Avlonas, President and Founder of CSE     As planning around COVID-19 becomes the new normal, companies are backing off from the extreme measures many imposed early on.  

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How to embed Sustainability into the core of your Business Strategy and Communications

How feasible is it for corporate leaders to understand the correlations between a comprehensive sustainability strategy and the financial benefits of corporate sustainability efforts? Investors on the other hand understand

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Reuters Events launches The Responsible Business Europe 2020

London 13, August 2020. CEOs and business leaders from Europe join the Responsible Business Summit 2020  22-23 October 2020.   Businesses must embrace a new purpose, one that helps address

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Publicly listed companies take note: SASB Standards Important for Sustainability Reporting

  A long-time leader in GRI-informed sustainability reporting and consulting, CSE is taking on the next hot reporting trend – SASB – the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board.   Both GRI

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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

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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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SASB and TCFD guidelines: Kicking the Tires for ESG

 By Nikos Avlonas President and Founder of CSE   When addressing Sustainability Reporting, CSE is often asked, “what should my company report?”  We answer “the issues most material to the

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ESG Ratings and how investors were influenced during COVID-19

  There is some very encouraging news for Sustainability Practitioners as we start the recovery process. It appears that COVID-19 has prompted investors to increasingly factor in ESG into their

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