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16 March, 2017

Sustainability Magic Bullet: Invest in training!

How long can we make this list?  Improve efficiencies Increase productivity Build public appeal Increase shareholder value Aid in employee recruitment Increase employee satisfaction and retention Promote team building Improve quality of work Innovate Lower business risk Save labor Save money Increase competitive edge Save time and cost on supervision Create a marketing advantage Give back...

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28 February, 2017

CSE and ET Index Research Reveal Silicon Valley Sustainability Behavior

While much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations, start-ups and tech giants are or are not models of sustainability, CSE provides the first systemic research on Silicon Valley companies' sustainability efforts by analyzing their current state of sustainability...

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20 February, 2017

CSR Professional of the Year Nikos Avlonas Featured on A Better World Radio

Nikos Avlonas, recognized by PR News as a CSR Professional of the Year, was featured by "A Better World Radio" in an interview with Mitchell Rabin, M.A., L.AC., founder and host, producing shows, writings, products and events aimed at better...

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17 February, 2017

Benefit Corporations Growing. Why Investors Like Them !

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) in collaboration with the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics (IBPE) at DePaul University have designed a timely course  on "How to Create a B-Corporation and Gain a Competitive Advantage". A Benefit Corporation is...

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02 February, 2017

Nikos Avlonas Recognized for Outstanding Sustainability Leadership

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) president and founder, Nikos Avlonas is being recognized for his leadership in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).  Avlonas is a finalist for PR News CSR Professional of the Year.  Winners demonstrate best practices in...

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01 February, 2017

Is there truth in Silicon Valley Companies as sustainability leaders?

During a webinar featuring research from CSE on sustainability practices in Silicon Valley, attendees indicated a widespread perception that Silicon Valley is strongly in tune with sustainability practices.  We've all heard how Millennials are purpose driven, favoring companies which model their...

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05 January, 2017

Three Scenarios for the future of Sustainability in 2017

Whether good or bad for sustainability, 2017 will not be business as usual.  With the Donald Trump administration, increasing acceptance that climate change is real and the Paris Agreement from COP21 being ratified in record time, this year we'll have...

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21 November, 2016

CSE Announces Surprising Findings for Corporate Sustainability In Silicon Valley

(Chicago, IL, Nov. 17, 2016)  The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) announces its ground breaking report: Sustainability Trends in Silicon Valley.  While much has been made about whether Silicon Valley corporations, start-ups and tech giants are or are not...

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