News & Press Releases

20 June, 2017

Urban Centers such as San Francisco Need Sustainability Practitioners TODAY!

After several years’ hiatus, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) returned to San Francisco, presenting its signature Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Program at the University of San Francisco for their Master for Nonprofit Administration. Why does such a sustainability oriented city...

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12 June, 2017

Trumping Climate Change Won’t Stop Corporate Self-Interest and Progress on Sustainability

The Trump withdrawal from the Paris Agreement might slow but will never stymie progress on climate change – business leaders will make sure of that! There is an important profit motive to staying in the game.  A leadership role insures market...

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02 June, 2017

Corporate Sustainability Conference Spotlights Success Stories from Fortune 500 Companies and Social Entrepreneurs held in Chicago with the support of CSE.

Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) supported DePaul University’s 2017 Annual Corporate Sustainability Conference on May 30, 2017, that brought together corporate leaders and social entrepreneurs to share successes and lessons learned.  Facilitated by CSE President, Adjunct Professor of Sustainability...

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23 May, 2017

Learn Why Responsible Investments Total $8.72 Trillion AUM and Growing!

The Centre for Sustainability and Excellence (CSE) is proud to announce its collaboration with the 28th annual SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing (Nov. 1–3, 2017), at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, California. CSE’s Certified CSR Practitioner Program,...

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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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